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The social and legal position of women also appears to have been more favorable among the Yorubas, Inkas, Mayas, and possibly the Chinese than it was among the Aztecs and Mesopotamians. Egyptians were monogamous, and the choice of partners in marriage, for which no formal ceremony or legal sanction is known, did not follow a set pattern. At the end of October, the flood began to recede, leaving behind a fairly uniform deposit of silt as well as lagoons and streams that became natural reservoirs for fish.

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