Save

Patronage and Other Logics of Social Organization in Ancient Egypt during the IIIrd Millennium bce

In: Journal of Egyptian History
Author:
Marcelo Campagno CONICET / University of Buenos Aires mcampagno@gmail.com

Search for other papers by Marcelo Campagno in
Current site
Google Scholar
PubMed
Close
Download Citation Get Permissions

Access options

Get access to the full article by using one of the access options below.

Institutional Login

Log in with Open Athens, Shibboleth, or your institutional credentials

Login via Institution

Purchase

Buy instant access (PDF download and unlimited online access):

$40.00

Several years ago, an insightful analysis by Jan Assmann demonstrated the existence of patronage practices in Ancient Egypt during the First Intermediate Period. Does this indicate a change in social structure, as the author suggested, or does it instead denote a change in the way such practices are referred to in the available sources? In order to consider this question, this article examines the evidence of patronage during that period, and then tries to analyze possible precedents, reflecting on the role that patronage could have had from the earliest moments of state structuration in the Nile Valley.

Content Metrics

All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 1039 216 6
Full Text Views 275 19 0
PDF Views & Downloads 185 42 0