Where Did Clowns Originate from?

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Clowns are said to have originated from Egypt over 5000 years ago at around 2400BCE. During those times, Egyptians kept African pygmies in the royal courts who served the purpose clowns serve today, entertain. They staged performances dressed in leopard skins and with masks covering their faces
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