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Published by Thames and Hudson in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art, Egyptian,
  • Symbolism in art

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesSymbol and magic in Egyptian art.
StatementRichard H. Wilkinson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN5350 .W492 1994
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1438349M
ISBN 100500236631
ISBN 10978-0500280706
LC Control Number93060424

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