Black and Beautiful: The Magnificent Art of Ancient

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They produced a vast body of written records that included ethical and moralistic treatises, instructional texts, religious and mythical scrolls, poetry, epic tales, and ribald stories. Pyramids are found all over Central and South American Continent. Anyone making their way to Machu Picchu must first traverse The Sacred Valley of the Incas (Valle Sagrado de los Incas), and we were no exception. Tribute was imposed on defeated nations and the 'exchange' of gifts between the pharaohs and the kings of client states was generally in Egypt's favour.

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Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (October 14, 2014)

ISBN: 1502820420

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