Egypt in the Old Kingdom
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Egypt in the Old Kingdom an introduction by Gae Callender

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Published by Longman Australia in South Melbourne .
Written in English


  • Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C.,
  • Egypt -- History -- To 332 B.C.,
  • Egypt -- Social life and customs -- To 332 B.C.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementGae Callender.
LC ClassificationsDT85 .C35 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17426416M
ISBN 100582812267

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