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Mrs. Tsenhor: A Female Entrepreneur in Ancient Egypt

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Tsenhor was born about 550
If Tsenhor were alive today she would be wearing jeans, drive a pick-up, and enjoy a beer with the boys. She clearly was her own boss, and one assumes that this happened with the full support of her second husband Psenese, who fathered two of her children. She married him when she was in her mid-thirties.
Like her father and husband, Tsenhor coul
Paperback, 256 pages
Published May 1st 2016 by American University in Cairo Press (first published April 1st 2014)
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Dec 31, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Excellent writing and focus made the story of Mrs. Tsenhor very readable. This could have easily been another dry as dust description about a collection of Papyri stashed hither and yon. But Van Heel instead took me on a time travel journey to see the lives of an extraordinary yet everyday-relatable lady who could well be our neighbour next door if we lived in that age.
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