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Author Topic: Ancient Taxes  (Read 1657 times)

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Ancient Taxes
« on: March 19, 2015, 01:32:56 pm »
http://www.livescience.com/50139-ancient-egyptian-tax-receipt.html

Found this online and thought it was pretty interesting. Its from the Ptolemaic dynasty, but still rather interesting. I don't know much about the Ptolemaic rulers or the tax system they used, but they were charged in something called "talents" and had to pay a surcharge for not paying in silver--possibly. Pretty interesting, albeit short, article.
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