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The Sphinx has recently undergone a major modern restoration. While Egypt interacted with many different cultures, its relationship with the Kush was one of the most unique in history. The sacred island attracted many Greek and Roman pilgrims, who came to pray for healing from the Egyptian goddess. In the pre-civilization time, people found living in the Nile River Valley provided them a safe environment. He involved Egypt in a long and costly war in Yemen (1962-1967) and made an unsuccessful attempt at creating a United Arab Republic, including Syria and Yemen.

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