Could you become a citizen of ancient Egypt?

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In order to become a British citizen today, foreigners must sit a Life in the UK test: an exam on British society, history and culture. But what would you need to know in order to become a citizen of ancient Egypt? Could you pass the test? Take this quiz, written by Egyptologist Joyce Tyldesley, to find out…

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