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Both give the same results but from different theories. In the same year, excavation of the city of Yin began. There was no single belief system, but the Egyptians shared a common understanding about the creation of the world and the possibility of reverting to chaos if the destructive forces of the universe were unleashed. From childhood until old age, human beings ritually drew blood from various parts of their bodies and spattered it on strips of bark cloth, which they offered to the gods.

Pages: 370

Publisher: American University in Cairo Press (February 1, 1996)

ISBN: 9774243730

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