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nomarch

(ˈnɒmɑːk)
n
1. (Historical Terms) the head of an ancient Egyptian nome
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the senior administrator in a Greek nomarchy
[C17: from Greek nomarkhēs]
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The Nomarchs of the Hare Nome and Early Middle Kingdom History.
Among the topics are the Nomarchs of Asyut during the First Intermediate Period and the Middle Kingdom, epigraphic work, wooden models from Asyut's First Intermediate Period tombs, an overview of Islamic pottery, and historic plant records from tombs of Gebel Asyut al-gharbi.
Middle Kingdom, even as nobles and nomarchs (provincial rulers) gain
As a result, the old system of hereditary nomarchs was destroyed and replaced by a bureaucratic machinery, the operators of which owed their allegiance to the king in his residence".
Doxey's paper considers the role of the nomarchs as rulers and how the position of these officials is reflected in the layout of provincial necropoleis.
This book reconstructs the transmission history of a group of ancient Egyptian funerary texts, autobiographical inscriptions, titles, and epithets first attested in the First Intermediate Period and Middle Kingdom tomb chapels of the nomarchs of Siut.