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For the next five years Oyo invaded Dahomey several times until Tegbesu renewed the 1730 treaty. I had this strange ethnographical series copied and colored. Of the African born residing in the United States in 2009, 5.5 percent were age 65 or older (seniors), compared with 12.9 percent of the native born and 12.4 percent of all immigrants. The gneiss quarries at Gebel el-Asr in the southern Libyan Desert, 65 kilometres north-west of Abu Simbel, witnessed a frenzy of activity in the reign of Khafra (c.2500BC), when expeditions toiled to extract blocks of the distinctive black-and-white banded rock for the king’s statuary in his valley temple at Giza.

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