The Harem Conspiracy

The Harem Conspiracy

Update: 2019-07-16
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Murder, succession, and a 18-foot scroll of papyrus that reads like an ancient Egyptian episode of Law and Order. We get the lowdown on the Judicial Papyrus of Turin. For more information on this episode visit nationalgeographic.com/overheard


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Read about the bloody coup described in the Judicial Papyrus of Turin, as well as other poignant examples of law and order in ancient Egypt.

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The Harem Conspiracy

The Harem Conspiracy

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