Tell el-Dab`a XX (Denkschriften Der Gesamtakademie)

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Kemet and Other Ancient African Civilizations: Selected References. Because the dry climate of Egypt prevents the breakdown of papyrus, a plenitude of writing from ancient times still exists. Kings had to validate their powers through devotion to the gods, observing various taboos, winning battles, and sometimes performing dramatic penances. On a mythical level, the rulers of the principal Yoruba states and Benin claimed descent from Odudu wa, the god who had created the world after he had climbed down from the sky at Ife.

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Publisher: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press (April 19, 2011)

ISBN: 370016050X

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