Wekhhotep III of Meir: the first advocate of gender equality?

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Abstract

After a number of marriages, the governor of El-Qusiya in Middle Egypt, Wekhhotep III, produced only one daughter. In order to prove that she can succeed him in the male office of governor, he employed women in every profession, including herding animals, fishing and fowling and depicted them in his tomb. Unfortunately, he was the last member of the family to hold office.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1
Pages (from-to)37-46
Number of pages10
JournalBulletin of the Australian Centre for Egyptology
Volume26
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • Egypt
  • Archaeology

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