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Browne, W.G., 1799. Travels in Africa, Egypt, and Syria, from the year 1792 to 1798. London, T.Cadell Jr. and W. Davies, pp. i-xxxviii, 1-496

Location: Africa - Eastern Africa - Sudan
Subject: History
Species: African Rhino Species

Original text on this topic:
[Empire of Fur in Sudan]

The horn of the rhinoceros, to which animal the Arabs have applied a term somewhat less appropriate from the Greek, but still characteristic (Abu-kurn, father of the one horn) makes a valuable article of trade, and is carried to Egypt, where it is sold at an high price, being used for sabre-hilts, and various other purposes. The more credulous attribute to it some efficacy as an antidote against poison.

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