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The valley of the Indus River is considered to be the birthplace of Indian civilization. The next stage was the drafting, and the scenes were sketched in, often in red, using a brush or a scribe's reed pen. Scribes and officials formed the upper class in ancient Egypt, the so-called "white kilt class" in reference to the bleached linen garments that served as a mark of their rank. The major god for much of Mesopotamia was the sky god Enlil; later the worship of Enlil was replaced by the worship of the Babylonian god Marduk.

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Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz (December 31, 2002)

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The economic wealth of the Indus River civilization emanated primarily from horticulture Burial Assemblages of Dynasty 21-25: Chronology - Typology - Developments (Denkschriften Der Gesamtakademie). E.), the Persian Empire had expanded eastward as far as the western edge of India, while to the west it reached Thrace, the eastern edge of Europe. Unlike their imperial predecessors, the Persian kings won their subjects' loyalty with tolerance and religious freedom, although they treated rebels harshly" ("Expansion of the Persian Empire, c. 550-490 B An Egyptian Princess : Volume VI (Illustrated). Housing and caring for the gods were the obligations of pharaohs, who therefore dedicated prodigious resources to temple construction and maintenance Private Life in New Kingdom Egypt.


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