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Later, tax revenues were amassed in kind in the provincial (sp3t) capitals, from which revenues not required to manage government affairs at the local level were forwarded to the royal court at Memphis. The ancient Egyptians were thus able to produce an abundance of food, allowing the population to devote more time and resources to cultural, technological, and artistic pursuits. Marginalized groups acted as military, and came after the farmers in rank.

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