In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World - Chapter 4: Bursting from the Hen's Egg, Phan Ku the Creator Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4: Bursting from the Hen's Egg, Phan Ku the Creator Summary and Analysis

The universe was in the shape of a hen's egg. Inside the egg was a great mass called "no thing." Inside "no thing" was being not yet born called Phan Ku. When he burst from the egg, he was a giant and grew ten feet everyday. He was the Great Creator. He lived for 18,000 years. He had hair all over his body and curved horns on his head. He had a chisel in one hand which he used to carve out the world and everything in it. He separated the earth and the sky and created the stars and sun. Upon Phan Ku's death, the earth was made complete. The dome of the sky was made from his skull and soil was formed...

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