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Before the old kingdom – the earliest of the Egyptian civilization, bodies buried in the deserts were naturally preserved by desiccation. What began with relatively benign occupations by the Libyans, Kushites, Assyrians and Persians, would become oppressive under the Roman Empire, which exploited its provinces ruthlessly. With the achievements they made in the fields of science as well as architecture, the Egyptians could be called the forerunner to the present day technologies.

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