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Moreover, they valued entertainment in that they had popular dances and music and many instruments. We call it Nubia, from the Egyptian word nebou, designating the gold that was mined there. It refers to the ordeal of the birth of the great PharaohDjoser. The slaughter of a fattened ox was also a central part of an offering ritual. [107] Horses were introduced by the Hyksos in the Second Intermediate Period, and the camel, although known from the New Kingdom, was not used as a beast of burden until the Late Period.

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