Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts

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It appears that the Pyramid Texts are indeed reflective of ancient Egyptian society at the time of the OK. Distribution and usage of funerary texts indicate how strongly the upper and lower classes were divided. (At this point in history, the middle class did not exist yet). The political and religious dominance of the pharaoh was firmly established and never questioned. The PT also reflected religious beliefs but altered to better the perception of kingship (Simpson 2003:247). To further evidence this are the tomb autobiographies of members of the elite. Dependence on the king is illustrated by their constant attempts at representing a positive relationship with them. For instance, in the Autobiographies of Weni and Harkhuf, they begin with

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