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The Aswan High Dam, constructed in the s during the Nasser era, limited the yearly flooding and improved agriculture, contributing to greater wealth for Egypt. Among its unwelcome effects, the dam led to depleted soil fertility, an altered climate and damage to many of the ancient monuments. The pilfering of antiquities could be a state-sponsored project as well, with rulers either filling their own coffers with the treasures of the past, or using ancient construction materials for new building projects.
Among the more eccentric outsiders were the Roman emperor Hadrian and a British woman named Umm Sety. In death, the boy … was explicitly merged with Osiris and worshiped as a god of resurrection.
Log In Membership Newsletters Obituaries. The observation, for instance, that the word for "cloud" has been found only twice in ancient Egyptian literature says so much about the dependency of Egyptians on the river.
This reader would have welcomed much more from antiquity, perhaps even an entire book on sailing through ancient Egypt. Topics History books The Observer. Reuse this content.
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