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The Board of Trustees is the governing authority for the Museum. Video/C 3020 Four part series to examine the lives of the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt using expert interviews, computer re-creations, extensive location footage and the latest archaeological and scientific evidence. Certain classes of people were set apart to worship and care for the gods. Flying Vehicles in Ancient Egypt - images located several hundred miles south of Cairo and the Giza Plateau, at Abydos. These cities and towns certainly had a hierarchical organization, which included not only palaces, mansions and temples, but also the humble dwellings for the functionaries and peasants, along with workshops, granaries, storage magazines, shops and local markets, all the institutions of residential urban life.

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