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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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  1. Wondewossen An says:

    Interesting reading but please allow me to remind you that the picture of the coin from Axum, Ethiopia is a probably from 18thc. I would like to share the real gold coins picture from Ethiopia during pre-Christianity and post Christianity periods. Let me know how I can share it here.

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