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Amazing facts about ancient Egypt

by James Putnam

  • 394 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by H.N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C. -- Miscellanea,
    • Egypt -- Antiquities -- Miscellanea

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James Putnam & Jeremy Pemberton.
      SeriesBeginnerʼs guide
      ContributionsPemberton, Jeremy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT61 .P88 1994 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63 p. :
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1127048M
      ISBN 100810919532
      LC Control Number94070209
      OCLC/WorldCa31426623

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