Hwt jh(w)t, The Administration of the Western Delta and the ‘Libyan Question’ in the Third Millennium BC*

@article{Garca2015HwtJT,
  title={Hwt jh(w)t, The Administration of the Western Delta and the ‘Libyan Question’ in the Third Millennium BC*},
  author={J. Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology},
  year={2015},
  volume={101},
  pages={105 - 69}
}
  • J. García
  • Published 2015
  • Art
  • The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology
  • Third millennium Hwt jh(w)t is a locality that stands apart from other Lower Egyptian sites. Its unique archaeological and epigraphic record provides an invaluable view of the role played by a Delta centre within the administrative and productive organisation of the kingdom in the third millennium bc. It thus appears that Hwt jh(w)t was a kind of checkpoint regulating access to grazing land and plant resources in the underpopulated Western Delta. Furthermore, this was a region where Libyan… CONTINUE READING
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