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    • Title: The discovery of Egypt
      • Author: Beaucour, Fernand Emile.
      • Description: 271 p. : ill (mostly col.) ; 32 cm.
      • Citation: Brooklyn Museum Libraries. Wilbour Library of Egyptology
      • Imprint: Paris : Flammarion, c1990.
      • Date: 1990
      • Call Number: N370.41 B37d
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