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A priest would then slap the king's face again, hard enough to bring tears. Lastly, Cush/Kush is Nubia, (modern Sudan). Also note: quotes will sometimes be taken from the following.. By placating and winning the support of the spirits that were inherent in nature, it was possible for human beings to establish a network of social relations with the supernatural that would protect and help them to prosper (Frankfort 1948; Childe 1949,1956; Hallpike 1979).

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