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Scholars believe that five centuries of these practices slowly eroded the economic power of the pharaoh, and that the economy could no longer afford to support a large centralized administration. [30] As the power of the pharaoh diminished, regional governors called nomarchs began to challenge the supremacy of the pharaoh. The people who lived on and worked the land were not free to leave and were obliged to work it, but they were not slaves; most paid a proportion of their produce to major officials.

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