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Chronicle of the Pharaohs the reign-by-reign record of the rulers and dynasties of Ancient Egypt by Peter A. Clayton

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Published by BCA in London .
Written in English


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Originally published: London : Thames & Hudson, 1994.

StatementPeter A. Clayton.
The Physical Object
Pagination224p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18545064M

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