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Religion in Ancient Egypt Gods, Myths, and Personal Practice by John R. Baines

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Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ancient Egyptian religion,
  • Egypt,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Religion,
  • Ancient - Egypt,
  • Cosmogony, Egyptian,
  • Congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsByron E. Shafer (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7849668M
ISBN 100801497868
ISBN 109780801497865

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