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20 walter scheidel increased by 4,275 people per year, and natural decrease had necessitated the addition of a further 4,445 individuals, annual immigration would have amounted to 8,720. 6 million. 06% of the source population. 33 If some of the migrants came from outside the Ptolemaic territories, as must have been the case, demand on domestic sources would have been even lower. These schematic calculations show that the immigration requirements that are logically implied by my above range of estimates (Table 1 and Figure 8) could have been met by the available sources without resulting in population decline or de-urbanisation outside the new capital.

69 We cannot tell whether the top billing for the Egyptians was meant to imply a ranking in terms of quantity. 72 I have summarised all this material to demonstrate how little the sources tell us. With regard to the breakdown of the metropolitan population, no meaningful theoretical predictions can be verified or falsified by the available data, and it is impossible to relate models to evidence. 73 Apart from symbolic figures,74 even the most rudimentary statistics are generally unavailable. There is no good reason to doubt reports that forced population transfers played a significant role, at least in the early stages of new settlements.

Ca. 300 bce. terminal histories and arthurian solutions 31 Fig. 5. Statue of Panemerit from Tanis. Torso Musée du Louvre E 15683, head Cairo, Egyptian Museum CG 27493. Photograph of cast of head on original of torso. Courtesy Musée du Louvre. Reign of Ptolemy XII, 80-51 bce. Fig. 6. Limestone stela of Psherenptah from Saqqara, left part of scene at top. British Museum EA 886. Photograph courtesy British Museum. 41 bce. 60 chapter two Bonacasa terminal histories and arthurian solutions Fig. 1. Nubian vendor with monkey.

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