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C.): Hannibal, Carthaginian general (246–142 B. Of all the astounding inventions by the ancient Egyptians, one of the greatest and most used was the invention of black ink. Even favored household or symbolic animals, such as cats or ibises, were mummified, so that the dead person would have companionship in the afterlife. C.), was the most prosperous period in Egyptian history. The wrapped body, or mummy, was put into a coffin.

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