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Aswân obelisk

with some remarks on the ancient engineering

by Egypt. MasМЈlahМЈat al-AМ„thaМ„r.

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Published by Impr. de l"Institut français d"archéologie orientale in Le Caire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Obelisks,
    • Egypt -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      At head of title: Service des antiquités de l"Égypte.

      Statementby R. Engelbach, chief inspector, Antiguities department.
      ContributionsEngelbach, Reginald, 1888-1946.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT62.O2 A4 1922
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi p., 1 l., 57 p.
      Number of Pages57
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6662325M
      LC Control Number24005420
      OCLC/WorldCa4840581


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