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The interpretation of ancient Mesopotamian civilization has been heavily influenced by that civilization's historical connections with the Old Testament, which have stimulated scholars to seek in it the origins of Western civilization. Even among the strongly patrilineal Yorubas, women had the right to pass the wealth they had acquired through their own efforts on to their children. Pharaohs also made land grants to their mortuary cults and local temples to ensure that these institutions had the resources to worship the pharaoh after his death.

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