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Presumably the male partner was older because he needed to be established enough to support a wife, perhaps16 -20 years of age. It is the only one remaining of the Kiosk of Taharka, a seventh-century B. The construction and maintenace of these canals required the development of social structures which led to the Egyptian civilization as we know it today. The colors of the mural paintings in the rock-hewn tombs at Thebes appear just a fresh and vivid as if created yesterday.

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