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The upper and lower eyelids were painted with the black cosmetic that extended in a line out to the sides of the face. It originates in the highlands of central Africa and flows north for more than 4,000 miles to the Mediterranean Sea where it forms a wide triangle-shaped delta in northern Egypt. By law, slaves were able to buy and sell, like other people, or work their way to freedom. Such ideals were far removed from the Aztecs' glorification of warfare and their grim belief that the duty of human beings was to shed their blood in order to sustain the cosmic order.

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Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers (December 30, 2006)

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