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Inheriting land in Ancient Egypt

By |2018-04-16T10:12:30-07:00June 18th, 2017|Africa, Egypt, Government|

Egyptian inheritance: an Egyptian land register in demotic writing (200s BC), now at Duke University Egyptian inheritance law As in other parts of Africa, ancient Egyptian law said that every child in the family should inherit the same amount of land or money when their parents died - both brothers and sisters. Brother-sister [...]