State formation in Egypt chronology and society by Toby A. H. Wilkinson

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Published by Tempus Reparatum in Oxford [England] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Egypt,
  • Egypt.

Subjects:

  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Egypt.,
  • Egypt -- History -- To 332 B.C.,
  • Egypt -- Antiquities.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-104).

Book details

StatementToby A.H. Wilkinson.
SeriesBAR international series ;, 651, Cambridge monographs in African archaeology ;, 40
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT83 .W66 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 122, [62] p. :
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL300271M
ISBN 100860548384
LC Control Number97207274

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