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The oldest in the country, state and the ancient tradition. The needles were in all probability made out of copper. - Egyptian doctors were able to distinguish between sterile wounds and infected ones. Religion in ancient Egypt was not unlike modern times. The person who watched the tax collection was a scribe, and every tax collector in Egypt had to tell him every day how many taxes they had collected. The Romans made inroads into Ptolemaic Egypt, supporting various rulers and factions until attaining total control over the country when Julius Caesar's armies attacked Alexandria.

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