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The British Museum dictionary of Ancient Egypt

Author: Ian Shaw; Paul T Nicholson; British Museum.
Publisher: London : British Museum Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
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"The British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt is a mine of information on the most famous civilization of the ancient world, with more than six hundred clear and concise A-Z entries accompanied by photographs, maps, site plans and charts. In these pages you will find clear explanations and descriptions of the major ideas, events and personalities that shaped over four thousand years of civilization in the Nile  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Shaw; Paul T Nicholson; British Museum.
ISBN: 9780714119809 0714119806
OCLC Number: 298912274
Notes: "First published 1995"--T.p. verso.
Description: 368 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, plans ; 29 cm.
Other Titles: Dictionary of ancient Egypt
Responsibility: Ian Shaw and Paul Nicholson.

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"The British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt is a mine of information on the most famous civilization of the ancient world, with more than six hundred clear and concise A-Z entries accompanied by photographs, maps, site plans and charts. In these pages you will find clear explanations and descriptions of the major ideas, events and personalities that shaped over four thousand years of civilization in the Nile Valley. The entries are extensively cross-referenced and comprehensively indexed, and each entry is followed by a short biography." "This book is an essential companion for every student, researcher or general reader with an interest in ancient Egypt."--Jacket.

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