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Taoism, based on the Taoist doctrines, is an independent religion established in China. That town was later occupied by officials of the king's mortuary cult. Pharaonic burial practices continued to develop during the Third Dynasty, lasting from 2686-2613BC, which marked the beginnings of the Old Kingdom. This territorial expansion involved Egypt in a complicated system of diplomacy, alliances, and treaties. The ancient Egyptians were thus able to produce an abundance of food, allowing the population to devote more time and resources to cultural, technological, and artistic pursuits.

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press (November 28, 1998)

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