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They built a large number of secular as well as religious structures all along the Nile valley, and interestingly, a vast majority of them were patronized by the rulers. In Egypt, people believed the gods were kindly, but in Sumer, fear of nature disasters and invasions probably caused by the gods whom people made something wrong to. The populace gave offerings of goods to the gods through the pharaohs and priests. The New Kingdom pharaohs began a large-scale building campaign to promote the god Amun, whose growing cult was based in Karnak.

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Publisher: University of Michigan Press (January 5, 2006)

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