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Pronounce the names of his female ancestors, to establish
funerary offerings for them, and to give them numerous
ka-servants, rich in all things.
Comments of deity Re to a Cushitic King
(Macadam 1949, VI 36)


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1.   Adams, W. Marsham.  The Book of the Master or the Egyptian Doctrine of the Light Born of the Virgin Mother. Pub. by African Heritage Classical Studies Series 1898, reprint 1990.

2.    Ashby Muata and edited by Karen-Clark-Ashby.
Egyptian Yoga - The Philosophy of Enlightenment Cruzian Mystic Books, 1995.

3.    Bernal, Martin.  The Afroasiactic Roots of Classical Civilization
Pub by Rutger University Press, 1987-1991.

4.    Brunson, James E.  
African Presence in the Ancient East - Black Jade
Pub by Kara Publishing Co., 1985.

5.    Diop, Dr. Cheikh Anta.  The Cultural Unity of Africa
Pub by Third World Press, Chicago, 1990

6.    Grahn, Judy.  
Blood, Bread and Roses - How Menstruation Created the World
  Pub by Beacon Press Books, 1993.

7.     Higgins, Godfrey. Anacalypsi, Esq - An Attempt to Draw Aside the Veil, Vol. 1 & 2,
1836, 1972 Reprint.  Pub by Health Research.

8.     Jackson, John
Ethiopia and the Origins of Civilization:  A Critical Review of the Evidence of Archeology, Anthropology, History and Comparative Religion, According to the Most Reliable Sources and Authorities   Pub by Black Classic Press, 1983.

9.     King, Richard, MD. 
African Origins of Biological Psychiatry.  Pub by Seymour-Smith, Inc., 1994

10.   Leoko, Barbara S. 
The Remarkable Women of Ancient Egypt. Pub by B.C. Scribe Publications, 1987.

11.   Loth, Heinrich.  
Woman in Ancient Africa. Pub by Lawrence Hill and Co.,  1987

12.   Massey, Gerald. 
A Book of the Beginnings, Vol. 1, Pub by Health Research, 1881, reprint 1995.

13.   McRitchie, David. 
Ancient and Modern Britons, Vol. 1 and 2,
Pub by France Preston, 1985.

14.   Nikhilananda, Swami.  Holy Mother
Pub by New York Ramakrishna- Vivekananda Center, 1962.

15.    Redgrove, Peter. 
The Black Goddess and the Unseen Real 
Pub byGrove Press, 1987.

16.   Reed, Evelyn
Woman's Evolution - From Matriarchal Clan to Patriarchal Family
Pub by Pathfinder Press,  1975.

17.   Sjoo, Monica and Barbara Mor.  
The Great Cosmic Mother - Rediscovering the Religion of the Eart
h  Pub by Harper and Row, 1987.

18.   Sweetman, David.   Women Leaders in African History
 Pub by Heinemann International Educational Books, Inc., 1984.

19.   T'Shaka, Oba.  
Return to the African Mother Principle of Male and Female Equality, Vol. 1, Pub by Pan Afrikan Publishers and Distributors.

20.   Walker, Barabara.  
The Women's Encylopedia of Myths and Secrets
Pub by Harper San Francisco, 1983.

21.   Birnbaum, Lucia.
Dark Mother Pub by IUniverse 2002
22.    Rey, Terry.  Our Lady of Class Struggle - The Cult of the Virgin Mary in Haiti  Pub by African World Press
23.    Badejo, Diedre.  Osun Seegesi - The Elegant Deity of Wealth, Power and Femininity Pub by African World Press
24.  Rashidi, Runoko and Ivan Van Sertima, African Presence in Early Asia, Transaction Books, 1985
25.  Rashidi, Runoko and Ivan Van Sertima, Black Women of Antiquity, Transaction Books, 1990
26.  Alesha, Matomah, The First Book of the Black Goddess, Matam Press, 1999

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