Reisner Papyri


Reisner Papyri
   Four papyrus rolls discovered in a tomb at Nag el-Deirby George Reisnerin 1904. These date to the Middle Kingdom and the reign of Amenemhat I or Senusret I and describe administrative projects.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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