The Ancient Egyptians throwing a Virgin into the Nile

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Title:The Ancient Egyptians throwing a Virgin into the Nile
Author:Unknown author
Summary:"The ancient Egyptians were accustomed to appease the god of the Nile and induce him to bestow a bountiful inundation by throwing as a sacrifice into its sacred water a beautiful virgin."
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/1911/21497
Date:1884
Original SourceLoring, W.W. "A Confederate Soldier in Egypt". Dodd, Mead & Company: New York, 1884. p. 140a.
Subject Nile River; Sacrifices (Egyptian)
About This Resource:Forms part of the Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA)

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The Ancient Egyptians throwing a Virgin into the Nile(1884).
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