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It has the second longest history of any language (after Sumerian), having been written from c. 3200 BC to the Middle Ages and remaining as a spoken language for longer. Board games were popular with Egyptians of all ages and all social classes. From this point on, the pharaohs were referred to as the rulers of the Two Kingdoms. So this Ancient Arena is explained each step of the way. The story of ancient Egypt has survived for thousands of years. For a number of different reasons, the Egyptian government imposed taxes on the people in Egypt.

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