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While various ancient civilizations had different religions and different interpretations of how those religions interacted with society, all believed that the supernatural was a part of the everyday life. Wine and beer were drunk by everybody, irrespective of their social status. For the first time ever they could travel with their writing! ( I would have an actual scroll made out of papyrus on display. ) After the Egyptians stopped building pyramids they started building temples for religious purposes.

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