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Count (Ancient Egyptian: ḫꜣty-ꜥꜣ) was an honorific title given to individuals of high status in the ranking of officials such as local princes, mayors, or nomarchs.[1]

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As Mayor, the title often stands alone in inscription in front of the name, but was also often combined with the titles "Overseer of the Priests" or "Overseer of the House", indicating that local mayors were also often the head of local religious matters.[2]

See also[]

References[]

  1. Gardiner 1957, p. 51.
  2. Quirke 2004, p. 111-112.

Bibliography[]

  • Gardiner, A.H., 1957: Egyptian Grammar; Being an Introduction to the Study of Hieroglyphs. (3rd ed.). Oxford: Griffith Institute, Ashmolean Museum.
  • Quirke, S., 2004: Titles and bureaux of Egypt 1850-1700 BC. London.
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