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Abu Ghurob

Angela P. Thomas.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 632 words.

a New Kingdom site, situated in Middle Egypt at the edge of the Faiyum, 3.75 kilometers (about 2.5 miles) due

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Abu Rowash

Michel Valloggia.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 1336 words.

located in the continuation of Gebel el-Ghigiga, the western fringe of the Nile Valley (30°2′N, 31°4′E). The archaeological area of

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Abu Simbel

Robert Morkot.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 1154 words.

site south of Aswan, on the western bank of the Nile River in what was Nubia (now near Egypt's border

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Abusir

Miroslav Verner.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 1170 words.

an archaeological locality on the western bank of the Nile River, approximately 25 kilometers (15 miles) southwest of Cairo (29°56′N,

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Abydos

Josef W. Wegner.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 3021 words.

a site, ancient ʒbḏw, situated in the ancient Thinite nome (eighth Upper Egyptian nome) in southern Egypt (26°11′N 31°55′E).

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Abydos List

Edited by Donald B. Redford.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 5 words.

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Acacia

Edited by Donald B. Redford.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 3 words.

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Achaemenids

Edda Bresciani and Jennifer Worth.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 726 words.

The last pharaoh of the twenty-sixth dynasty, Psamtik III (526–525bce), was conquered and captured by the Persian

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Administration

Stephen G. J. Quirke, Eva Pardey, Robert E. Shillenn and Ben Haring.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 10255 words.

This is a three-part article covering State Administration, Provincial Administration, and Temple Administration.

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Administrative Texts

Stephen G. J. Quirke.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 4878 words.

result from a selective deployment of writing in control of resources on estates. Most surviving ancient Egyptian administrative texts derive

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