slavery in ancient Egypt (was RE: [thechat] READ AT YOUR OWN RISK : Open Letter to America from a Canadian)

Joel Canfield joel at
Thu Aug 22 01:30:01 CDT 2002

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> Actually, there is lots of evidence that ancient Egyptians
> actually got
> *paid* for their work building the pyramids. IOW they weren't
> slaves.

That would be interesting to read; where could one find it?

However, disregarding whether or not the pyramids were involved, the
Israelites were enslaved by Egypt from approximately 1913 BCE to 1513 BCE,
so the Egyptians weren't above slavery in principal.


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