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A part of any visit to a poor country like Egypt is aggressive hustling when exploring a tourist market. Cairo's Khan el-Khalili market eagerly awaits your visit. Just so you'll know what to expect, walk with me for a few minutes down its main drag.
In the Egyptian Book of the Dead the deceased pass through a series of gates guarded by crocodiles. The correct answer to a riddle opens the gate and leads the way to the everworld.