The Chinese practice of footbinding

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The Chinese practice of footbinding, popular since medieval times, was banned only in 1911. Young girls’ feet were wrapped in bandages to prevent them from growing longer than 4 inches. By age 3, four toes on each foot would break, often leading to infection, paralysis and atrophy. Some elderly Chinese women today still show disabilities.

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Cult of the Benben Stone

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The earliest known cult in Pre-Pyramid age Egypt was that of the Cult of the Benu Bird. The Benu bird was the early representation for the Phoenix, and it represented the petrified semen of the Benu bird, and the Pharaoh Osiris.

SEE ALSO: -HATHOR THE COW AND BULL OF FERTILITY-