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Published by Harvard University Press in New York .
Written in English


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Statementforeword by Amadou-Mahtar M"Bow. 1, From the pharaohs to the fall of the Roman Empire / Jean Vercoutter ...[et al.].
SeriesPublications of Menil Foundation
ContributionsVercoutter, Jean, 1911-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17063793M

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