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12 Interesting Facts About Life in The Nile River Valley

Almost no other ancient culture, aside from Nubia, gave women as many rights as they had in the ancient Egypt. Women’s rights included divorce and buying and selling property.

In Nubia, men and women enjoyed nearly equal status as women often had their own source of earnings, even while they were caretakers of  the home and family. Women also played important roles in society, as reigning queens, goddesses and warriors fighting for the interests of Nubia.

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