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This index presents terms and concepts relevant to discussion of particularistic studies of the Old Kingdom economy. The book covers an array of microeconomic activities in depth, from the local control over artistic production and the position of women in local markets, to the ownership of different types of land by the royal house and royal oversight of hard stone procurement and long distance trade. Royal control of the Egyptian economy is outmoded and long since disproven and yet still regularly applied to the Old Kingdom.

Keywords: Egyptian economy; Old Kingdom; royal house



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