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Deities and dignitaries in ancient Egyptian art.

Deities and dignitaries in ancient Egyptian art.

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Published by L"Ibis Gallery in New York, N.Y. (23 E. 67th St., New York 10021) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gods, Egyptian, in art -- Catalogs.,
  • Egyptians in art -- Catalogs.,
  • Art, Egyptian -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsL"Ibis Gallery.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN5350 .D35 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[21] p. :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1808533M
    LC Control Number89216984


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