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The Urhobo ethnic group brought this culture with them from Egypt. According to him, its bearers were the Hyksos, the Western Asian people who ruled parts of northern Egypt as foreigners between the 17th and 16th centuries B. When a person died, it was at the funerary where the deities would decide whether the dead gets a chances of resurrection in the afterlife or not. While it is unknown what kind of structures were erected over these tombs, the archaeological evidence indicates that additional human sacrifices were made there, possibly over a long period.

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