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Scribe in the Place of Truth (ancient Egyptian: sš m st-mꜣꜥt) was an ancient Egyptian occupational title used to refer to someone who lived as a Scribe at the workmen's village Set-Maat ("Place of Truth", currently known as Deir el-Medina) and worked in the Theban Necropolis. The scribes were administrators and supervisors who kept a record of the progress made by the workers who in turn were responsible for the construction and decoration of tombs for royalty and nobility at the necropolis. The scribes reported to their superior, the Foreman in the Place of Truth.

Scribe in the Place of Truth

Titles held at the Place of Truth[]

The following titles are held by inhabitants of Deir el-Medina:

List of scribal titles[]

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