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By J. Gardner Wilkinson

Written in 1836, this two-volume examine has enduring significance within the box of Egyptology. protecting themes together with Egyptian houses, ceremonies, searching, non secular rites, and castes, it offers a accomplished account of old Egyptian lifestyles and practices. The paintings is illustrated with various anecdotes and 1000's of lovely woodcuts.

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