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During this period Egypt extended its control south along the Nile and east and west along the coast of the Mediterranean. In the first phase of this period, almost every city between Troy and Gaza on the Eastern Mediterranean was violently destroyed. Akhenaten: Pharaoh of Egypt--A New Study (McGraw-Hill: New York, 1968), 272p. Punishment could also be extended to the criminal's family. [88] Beginning in the New Kingdom, oracles played a major role in the legal system, dispensing justice in both civil and criminal cases.

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