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Archeologists excavate sites in Egypt and Cambodia where civilizations once thrived to find new answers to their downfalls.

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Archeologists excavate sites in Egypt to find causes of the decline and eventual collapse of one of the most prestigious human civilizations.
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Drastic and sudden climate change, religious and political struggles, and societal upheavals may have led to the decline of Cambodia's civilization that left behind Angkor Wat.

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