Dwarfs in ancient Egypt

@article{Kozma2006DwarfsIA,
  title={Dwarfs in ancient Egypt},
  author={Chahira Kozma},
  journal={American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A},
  year={2006},
  volume={140A}
}
  • C. Kozma
  • Published 15 February 2006
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A
Ancient Egypt was one of the most advanced and productive civilizations in antiquity, spanning 3000 years before the "Christian" era. [...] Key Result Several high-ranking dwarfs especially from the Old Kingdom (2700-2190 BCE) achieved important status and had lavish burial places close to the pyramids. Their costly tombs in the royal cemeteries and the inscriptions on their statutes indicate their high-ranking position in Egyptian society and their close relation to the king.Expand
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