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A Comparative Study of Modified Animal Horns in Ancient Egypt & Modern African Tribes

  title={A Comparative Study of Modified Animal Horns in Ancient Egypt \& Modern African Tribes},
  author={Essam Elsaeed and H. Khalifa},
The phenomenon of modifying an animal’s horn was widespread in ancient and modern cultures, especially in African tribes. The modification was typically to one horn whilst the second was allowed to grow naturally, but occasionally both horns were adapted. The Ancient Egyptian undertook the modification to distinguish the animal intended for similarly, modern African tribes follow this tradition and their cattle selected for horn modification have a very important role in both religious and… 


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