A history of the ancient Egyptians
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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York .
Written in English


  • Egypt -- History -- To 640 A.D.

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Edition Notes

Statementby James Henry Breasted ... with four maps and three plans.
SeriesHistorical series for Bible students -- vol. v.
LC ClassificationsDT83 .B785 1920
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 469 p.
Number of Pages469
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17780730M
LC Control Number29030135

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