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I am proposing a different word for this topic. They were very poor and lived in small mud-brick houses along the River Nile. Although formal hieroglyphs were used in a ceremonial role until the 4th century, towards the end only a small handful of priests could still read them. Both Aztec and Inka peasants were members of endogamous landowning groups. He slept with me again and again and we loved each other" (Lichtheim 1980: 128). Most people refer to Egyptian hieroglyphs when they speak about Egyptian writing.

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