in The Oxford Handbook of the State in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean
February 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .
Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Egyptology; Greek and Roman Law; Classical History. 15069 words.
This chapter examines the history of, and the important factors that contributed to, state formation in ancient Egypt during the period from around 3500 BCE to the end of the Ptolemaic...