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Thorkild Jacobsen has suggested that the instability of the Mesopotamian environment was reflected in the Mesopotamians' fear of changes in divine favor, while the greater ecological stability of Egypt encouraged hope that chaos could be successfully resisted for a long time (Frankfort et al. 1949:137-40). Nobles, priests, and the pharaohs shaved their heads and wore various types of caps and wigs. If maize was the gods' primary means for sustaining human life, the strength of the gods had in turn to be sustained by sacrificing human beings.

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Publisher: Bookstand Publishing (December 18, 2012)

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