Women During The Achaemenian Dynasty

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During the Achaemenian dynasty (530-330 BCE), women could work alongside men, receive equal pay, and take up leadership positions. The rations non-royals and ordinary workers received were based on skill and the level of responsibility they assumed in the workplace. The professions were divided by gender and listed according to the amount of ration. Records indicate that some professions were undertaken by both sexes while others were restricted to either male or female workers. There were male and female supervisors at the mixed workshops as evident by the higher rations they have received with little difference in the amount of rations between the two sexes. There were also occasions where women listed in the same category as men received

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