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The pyramids and sphinx

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Published by Newsweek in New York .
Written in English

  • Egypt,
  • Egypt.
    • Subjects:
    • Pyramids -- Egypt,
    • Egypt -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Desmond Stewart and the editors of the Newsweek Book Division.
      SeriesWonders of man
      ContributionsNewsweek, inc. Book Division.
      LC ClassificationsDT61 .S87
      The Physical Object
      Pagination172 p.
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4917296M
      LC Control Number76154725

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The Pyramids and the Great Sphinx of Giza: The History and Mysteries Behind Ancient Egypt’s Famous Monuments - Kindle edition by Charles River Editors.

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