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The direction of religion also changed over time. The Egyptians had as many as 2000 gods and goddesses. This Pharaoh imposed a monotheistic religion on the people of Egypt; he tried to make them worship the god Amen. These dwellings were not very stable and would often crumble or deteriorate after a certain amount of time when this happened a new home was built on tope of the crumbled material, called tells or hills. These links trace the development of ancient Rome, from the Republic to the Empire to the Fall.

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The grit and sand from stone-ground flour abraded teeth, leaving them susceptible to abscesses (though caries were rare). [185] The diets of the wealthy were rich in sugars, which promoted periodontal disease. [186] Despite the flattering physiques portrayed on tomb walls, the overweight mummies of many of the upper class show the effects of a life of overindulgence. [187] Adult life expectancy was about 35 for men and 30 for women, but reaching adulthood was difficult as about one-third of the population died in infancy. [188] Ancient Egyptian physicians were renowned in the ancient Near East for their healing skills, and some, such as Imhotep, remained famous long after their deaths. [189] Herodotus remarked that there was a high degree of specialization among Egyptian physicians, with some treating only the head or the stomach, while others were eye-doctors and dentists. [190] Training of physicians took place at the Per Ankh or "House of Life" institution, most notably those headquartered in Per-Bastet during the New Kingdom and at Abydos and Saïs in the Late period Syria and Egypt, from the Tell el Amarna Letters (Classic Reprint). This polytheistic system was very complex, as some deities were believed to exist in many different manifestations, and some had multiple mythological roles Ancient Rome (Excavating the Past). In the intense and unrelenting struggle to establish scientifically the African foundations of Egyptian civilization, the late Senegalese scholar Dr Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians. This would include both the captured warriors as well as the general civilian population of conquered lands An Egyptian Reading Book for Beginners: Being a Series of Historical, Funereal, Moral, Religious, and Mythological Texts Printed in Hieroglyphic ... and a Complete Vocabulary (Classic Reprint). The river empties into the Mediterranean Sea, on the country’s north coast. Southern Egypt's landscape contains low mountains and desert. Northern Egypt has wide valleys near the Nile, and desert to the east and west. North of Cairo (Egypt’s capital city) is the sprawling, triangular Nile River Delta Catalogue of the Predynastic Egyptian Collections in the Ashmolean Museum.

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Mao-era archaeologists thus strove to use their findings to prove these laws, legitimizing the status quo. As Xia Nai, the director of the Institute of Archaeology himself, wrote in a 1972 paper, “We archaeologists must follow the guide of Marxism, Leninism, and the thought of Mao Zedong, conscientiously fulfilling the great guiding principle of Chairman Mao, to ‘make the past serve the present.’” It’s no surprise then that during the Cultural Revolution meetings were convened under such absurd headings as “Using the Antiquities Stored in the Temple of Confucius in Qufu County to criticize Lin Biao and Confucius.” Meanwhile, revolutionary sloganeering found its way into scientific publications alongside the data Image of the World and Symbol of the Creator: On the Cosmological and Iconological Values of the Temple of Edfu (Studies in Oriental Religions).

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