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All traces of Akhenaten were destroyed, from the inscription of his name on temples to his mummy. Prices were fixed across the country and recorded in lists to facilitate trading; for example a shirt cost five copper deben, while a cow cost 140 deben. These conversations caused me to study about such topics that previously were not even a blip on my radar screen. Problems regarding the uncertainty of the flow of the Nile were recognized.

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Publisher: Egypt Exploration Society (December 31, 2013)

ISBN: 0856982148

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