Notes on the Government of Egypt in the Late Middle Kingdom

  title={Notes on the Government of Egypt in the Late Middle Kingdom},
  author={William C. Hayes},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  pages={31 - 39}
  • W. C. Hayes
  • Published 1 January 1953
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
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