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The adorned wig, which has become a style statement nowadays, traces its history back to the ancient Egyptian civilization. There does not appear to have been any racial component to Egyptian slavery. Conscripted peasants and tradesmen continued to form the army, although the establishment of garrisons may have added to their professionalism. Much of the economy was centrally organized and strictly controlled. Genetic evidence from plants and descriptions and art from societies inhabiting South America at the time suggest small numbers of West Africans sailed to the east coast of South America and remained there ( 2 ).

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