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Eye doctors had considerable knowledge of the eye. This would be a great topic for any college classroom. Upon his death, many feared that the end of the world had come as they had known no other pharaoh and no other kind of Egypt. Herodotus observed that the Egyptians were the only people to keep their animals with them in their houses. [106] During the Predynastic and Late periods, the worship of the gods in their animal form was extremely popular, such as the cat goddess Bastet and the ibis god Thoth, and these animals were bred in large numbers on farms for the purpose of ritual sacrifice. [109] Egypt is rich in building and decorative stone, copper and lead ores, gold, and semiprecious stones.

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Publisher: Cosimo Classics (November 1, 2008)

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