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Egypt’s Nile Valley location was isolated from other influential cultures of the time. It has sometimes been called "black Africa" because people living there have darker skins than North Africans. Whereas the Egyptians liked majestic structures, the Mesopotamian art was simple and had a strong literary element which the other lacked. Hyper creativity Western mind refused to be true sometimes, it took us by so-called manic in EgyptEgyptomania, And imitated the Egyptian civilization in many aspects of their lives. and disclosure of Rosetta Stone in 1799 and deciphering the Egyptian language by Champollion in 1822, EgyptologyEgyptologyEgyptian civilization, and examines the scientific method in many universities in Europe and America.

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Publisher: The Catholic University of America Press (November 10, 2008)

ISBN: 081321579X

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