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Goods & Taxes

Daily Life - Civilisations Museum, Cairo - Museums

Cubits

Below are 2 images of Cubits. Each section of the Cubit is roughly 2 finger widths wide. Cubits were used to measure everything in Ancient Egypt, up to and including whole areas for housing and the sizes of fields

Weigh Scales and Goods Tags

Model showing the visit to the Taxman

Wooden Statue of Niankhpepy Kim, Head of the Treasury

Statue from the Late Period of Goddess Hathor with the Treasurer Psamtik