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Myths and civilization of the ancient Egyptians

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Published by Peter Bedrick Books in New York .
Written in English



  • Egypt


  • Mythology, Egyptian,
  • Mythology, Egyptian,
  • Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C,
  • Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementSarah Quie ; illustrations by Francesca D"Ottavi ... [et al.].
SeriesMyths & civilization series
ContributionsQuie, Sarah., D"Ottavi, Francesca, ill.
LC ClassificationsDT61 .Q55 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6794915M
ISBN 100872262820
LC Control Number00064133

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