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You scan the entire word as if it is a logogram. Take a ten question quiz about this page. The capital city of Upper Egypt was called Nekhen. Even favored household or symbolic animals, such as cats or ibises, were mummified, so that the dead person would have companionship in the afterlife. Both could own land separate from each other but the wife usually let her husband administer her land along with his. The Andean Center for Archaeological Research, CIARA, has made an extraordinary discovery in the Huaca Rosada Urban Center, located in the district of Ventanilla, Callao and which dates from 4500 years.

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