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Lady of the House or Housewife (ancient Egyptian: nb.t-pr) was an ancient Egyptian occupational title commonly held by married women.[1] The women holding the title managed their household's estate. The title has been attested from the Old Kingdom onwards.

Lady of the House
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References[]

  1. Koltsida 2007, p. 125.

Bibliography[]

  • Koltsida, A., 2007: Domestic space and gender roles in ancient Egyptian village households: a view from Amarna workmen's village and Deir el-Medina. British School at Athens Studies, Vol. 15.
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