Ancient Egyptian Construction and Architecture (Dover Books

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And even then, Romans quickly brought things back under control. Phonograms formed the basis of a developing alphabet. If the deceased was judged worthy, his or her ka and ba were united into an akh. Another American civilization was the Aztec civilization. Archaeology is looking at things that were made or used in the past to learn about that time. Her ambition rivaled theirs, and sadly it served her no better. While local people often continued to play a role in such administrations, especially at the village level, no semi-autonomous state was permitted to threaten the control of the central government.

Pages: 242

Publisher: Dover Publications (February 20, 2014)

ISBN: 0486264858

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