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The First Intermediate Period 2200 BC - 7th- 10th dynasty. Rituals also employed sympathetic magic, using objects believed to have a magically significant resemblance to the subject of the rite. It began around 1000 BC and declined in 300 AD, circumstances are unknown. Commercialism is the main driving force to the destruction and looting of archaeological site throughout the globe. a characteristic of a civilization. enabled by social/political systems of a state and serve to express the power of the elite. large reservoirs made by the Khmer in Angkor, resulting from sandstone quarrying for the construction of temples. the large depressions were filled with water and likely used as reservoirs to hold water for agriculture. a dating method based on the rate that a freshly exposed surface of obsidian begins to physically be altered by chemically combination of water in the air or soil.

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