50 Wonders of Tutankhamun

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The ancient Egyptians primarily used papyrus for recording religious texts and other important documents. Perfume was made from flowers and scented wood mixed with oil or fat, and was left in a pot until the oil had absorbed the scent. Archaeologists believe that many ziggurats were painted in various colors. The above economic factors are still influential in Egypt today. In battle, a signature tactic of Egyptian warfare was used; enemy forces were attacked by the Egyptian’s perpetual main weapon of choice, the bow and arrow.

Pages: 104

Publisher: Crown; First Edition edition (November 1978)

ISBN: 0517535491

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