The Satire on Trades


The Satire on Trades
   A literary work composed by Khetyduring the Middle Kingdom. It purports to be his advice as a father to his son on the choice of profession. It points out the drawbacks to all professions, except that of scribe, of which it extols its virtues.
   See also Literature.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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