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...the office rendered as ‘Chamberlain’ was responsible for all public functions undertaken by the king and for the management of his affairs. The ‘Chancellor’ attested from the early First Dynasty directed all the concerns of government with Egypt’s wealth, the collection of taxes and the control of the Treasuries of the Two Lands. Theoretically, and sometimes in fact, there were two treasuries, one for each of the kingdoms, known as ‘The White House’ and ‘The Red House’, for Upper and Lower Egypt respectively; each had its dependent bureaucracy under officials who reported to the Chancellor, who in turn reported to the Vizier

Michael Rice / <cite>Who&#039;s Who in Ancient Egypt (quoted by Michael Tsarion)</cite>

The White House - now shares the same name as the new government center in Moscow. The name originally comes from Egypt. The White and Red Houses of the late first dynasty were departments that officiated for the will of pharaoh. The second most important state building in Egypt was the treasury. It was known as Per Hetch, meaning "White House."

Michael Tsarion / <cite>The Irish Origins of Civilization, Volume 2</cite>

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