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State and economy in ancient Egypt

fiscal vocabulary of the New Kingdom

by David Warburton

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Published by University Press, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht in Fribourg, Switzerland, Göttingen .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Taxation -- Egypt -- Terminology.,
    • Egyptian language -- Terms and phrases.,
    • Egypt -- Economic conditions -- To 332 B.C.,
    • Egypt -- Politics and government -- To 332 B.C.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid A. Warburton.
      SeriesOrbis biblicus et orientalis ;, 151
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC33 .W37 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination379 p. ;
      Number of Pages379
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL739510M
      ISBN 103525537875, 3727810807
      LC Control Number97130994
      OCLC/WorldCa36637949


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