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A popular account of the ancient Egyptians.

Revised and abridged from his larger work

by John Gardner Wilkinson

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Published by Harper & brothers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Egypt -- History -- To 332 B.C

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSir J. Gardner Wilkinson ... Illustrated with five hundred woodcuts.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13575684M
    LC Control Number35034666
    OCLC/WorldCa646375


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