Ancient Egypt



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Ancient Egyptians possibly had a penchant for harsh punishments

A wall carving from Ancient Egypt makes a straightforward case for brutality, by entailing the punishment for stealing animal hides - '100 lashes and five wounds'. For long, researchers were confused about the literal nature of such a severe punishment. But now, it seems many of such harsh disciplinary and retributive actions were actually undertaken…









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