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Hieroglyphics the writings of ancient Egypt by Maria C. BetroМЂ

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Published by Abbeville Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Egyptian language -- Writing, Hieroglyphic.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 246) and index.

StatementMaria Carmela Betrò ; [translated by S. Amanda George ; edited by Leslie J. Bockol].
LC ClassificationsPJ1097 .B46 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination251 p. :
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL978354M
ISBN 100789202328
LC Control Number96015588

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