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Most importantly, there was family; family was important to Egyptians because life was short and difficult. There is much evidence of complex beliefs and practises in Ancient Egypt related to the important role fertility played in society. Bible History Online Images and Resources for Biblical History. Weisz and a colleague, Egyptologist Conrad Vetsch, said that a recently deciphered Egyptian scroll first led them to believe that Atlantis was located on Mars.

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