From Egypt to Babylon: The International Age, 1550-500 BC

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In Egypt, we find ancient pyramids and giant columns supporting massive temples, but we can now find these architectural elements spread throughout the world. The former lived outside Egypt and did not perform the ceremonial functions of Egyptian kingship. Although Ancient Egyptians relied on fish for animal protein, they obtained most of their food from the earth. Early Chinese civilization developed along the same lines as that of ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia.

Pages: 208

Publisher: British Museum Press (December 31, 2007)

ISBN: 0714119830

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