The Pharaohs

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Why was it the last? - Hint Put your pyramid knowledge to the test! One of several discoveries was reported early in 1970, which was of an ancient mine in an iron-ore mountain in Swaziland, in southeast Africa. Writing was mostly seen as a way to honor the king or perform administrative duties. You also have a magic amulet that you can use as a source of material support for your construction activities which are, however, limited. While the Nile River is often associated with Egypt, it actually touches Ethiopia, Zaire, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Sudan, as well as Egypt.

Pages: 256

Publisher: Quercus (May 12, 2009)

ISBN: 1847245110

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