What was the social organization of Ancient Egypt in terms of the pharaoh’s power?
Consider what archaeologists know about divine kingship and ‘power’ in Ancient Egypt. Describe the social organization during the Old Kingdom that allowed the Pharaohs to galvanize the people to build such monumental works? Give an example of an associated archaeological site(s) and the finds that support your answer.

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What was the social organization of Ancient Egypt in terms of the pharaoh's power?

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  • September 4, 2010 at 12:30 am
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    The pharaoh was considered a god, the bloodlines were at times very inbred. They were only allowed to marry royal blood and produce those so called "Divine Children." In Fact, Cleopatra that we famously know was originally married to her brother.

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