Djekhy & Son: Doing Business in Ancient Egypt
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Djekhy & Son, two businessmen living 2500 years ago in the densely populated neighborhoods built around the great temple of Amun at Karnak, worked as funerary service providers in the necropolis on the western bank of the Nile. They were also successful agricultural entrepreneurs, cultivating flax and grain. In 1885, the German Egyptologist August Eisenlohr acquired a unique collection of papyri that turned out to be Djekhy's archive of mainly legal documents. Using this rich trove of evidence, augmented by many other sources, the author has painted a vivid picture of life in ancient Egypt between 570 and 534
|Publisher:||Amer Univ in Cairo Pr|
|Publish Date:||May 2013|
|Number of Pages:||193|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.85|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||6.0 x 9.0 x 0.5|
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