The Mechanical Triumphs of the Ancient Egyptians (Kegan Paul Library of Ancient Egypt) by F. M. Barber

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  • African history,
  • Middle East - Egypt,
  • History,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • History: World,
  • Egypt,
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Number of Pages133
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ISBN 100710310048
ISBN 109780710310040

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