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An Ancient Egyptian Tale – The Eloquent Peasant – الفلاح الفصيح

The tale of The Eloquent Peasant comes down to us from ancient Egypt  by way of four different and incomplete documents – manuscript as well as ostrica.  It is a lovely poem, written in classical Middle Egyptian, composed around 2100 BC . … Continue reading

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Occupy the Neolithic – Social Inequality

Occupy the Neolithic “The signatures from these skeletons reinforce other indications of male-dominated descent and even land inheritance,” Bentley says, adding that such social inequalities “only grew in extent and scale” over the course of history. Joachim Burger, an anthropologist … Continue reading

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