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Nekhbet - Obstruction of Justice

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Obstruction of Justice

Case description: After a battle, the Hittite king Muwatalli II accused the Egyptian king Rameses II of making up a victory story. Nekhbet, who was a witness to the entire battle, refused to testify against Rameses II.

Case status: Nekhbet was charged with obstruction of justice because she knew that Rameses was lying, but didn't want to betray him. After the Hittites and Egyptians agreed to a peace treaty at Kadesh however, all charges were dropped.

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