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Much of the art depicted in ancient Egypt has been found to be symbolic in nature and it is mostly found on their tombs and monuments. Toward the end of the fourth millenium B. The populace began to believe that the gods were much more directly involved in daily life. C., when the central authority completely dissolved, leading to civil war between provincial governors. The largest of these is Khufu's Great Pyramid, which rests on a base that covers 13 acres (5 hectares) and which originally rose to a height of 481 feet (147 meters).

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Publisher: Cornell University Press (June 28, 2001)

ISBN: 0801438349

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