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Sphinx History of a Monument by Christiane Zivie-Coche

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Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • African history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Egyptian archaeology,
  • Memorials, monuments,
  • History: World,
  • Great Sphinx (Egypt),
  • History - General History,
  • Ancient Egypt,
  • Subjects & Themes - Religious,
  • Ancient - Egypt,
  • Archaeology,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid Lorton (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7848447M
ISBN 100801439620
ISBN 109780801439629

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