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Military Personnel

The Military

Who are the people who protected this Ancient Civilisation?

What: Pharaoh was the Military Commander 

Who: Generals had great power and often posed a threat to Pharaoh so they were usually trusted members of the Royal Family

Where: Main Force in the Capital City; with Fortresses manned by Garrisons of Guards along the East and West borders, inside the Eastern Desert and in the South facing Nubia; especially along the Nile River 

Why: Military was permanently established to keep Egypt’s enemies out and evolved from there

General Nakhtmin

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General Horemheb

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