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Kings Become Gods

In Ancient Egypt, at the site of Nekhen, kings were recognized as living gods.

Nabta Playa

Nabta Playa became a religious monument where people could gather and worship.


Explore how rituals bring people together.

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Investigate why cities were so integral to the rise of civilization.


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See how war can destroy lives, yet create civilization.

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