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The later Egyptian temples look very similar to early Greek temples; and it has been suggested that the Ancient Greeks got the very idea of monumental building in stone from the Egyptians. We believe that an usurper named Amenemesses probably ruled either before him, or concurrently with Seti II during the early part of his rule. A lot of rich Egyptians paid poorer people to do this for them. The Archaeological and Documentary Evidence. The Saite kings based in the new capital of Sais witnessed a brief but spirited resurgence in the economy and culture, but in 525 BC, the powerful Persians, led by Cambyses II, began their conquest of Egypt, eventually capturing the pharaoh Psamtik III at the battle of Pelusium.

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