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This group was corporately endowed with the dead king's palaces, sufficient agricultural land to support his descendants, and his personal possessions. Tovell have played indispensable roles in guiding my manuscript through press. According to the author of “The History of Africa,” a comprehensive history of the continent, National Geographic writer Robert Draper erroneously suggests the pharaohs were not Black and it didn’t matter since “the ancient world was devoid of racism.

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