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A Popular Account of the Ancient Egyptians

Volume 2

by John Gardner Wilkinson

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Published by Adamant Media Corporation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • government,history,religion,egypt,arts,manners,customs,laws,egyptian,Ancient Egyptians,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • History / Ancient / Greece

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10504921M
    ISBN 100543951979
    ISBN 109780543951977


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