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Overseer of the Works (ancient Egyptian: ỉmy-r kꜣt) or Chief Architect was an ancient Egyptian occupational title held by a high official who was in charge of building projects and supervised construction. The Overseer of the Works reported progress to the Vizier or directly to the Pharaoh and often held multiple titles/offices.

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Overseer of All Royal Works[]

The title may refer to someone in charge of building projects at a specific site or area. However, In the case of the extended version of Overseer of All Royal Works (ancient Egyptian: ỉmy-r kꜣt nbt nt nzwt), it refers to all the building projects commissioned by the pharaoh throughout the entire country.

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