A Manual of Egyptian Pottery, Volume 1: Fayum A - Lower

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Donn's Ancient China - Learn about the culture and daily life under the many dynasties of Ancient China. They invented the sundial and the water clock. Caraftsmen taught their sons their trades. Traces the development of Egyptology and includes interviews with Egyptologists and archaeologists currently working in Egypt. 1971. 52 min. In Egypt, religion and life were so interwoven that it would have been impossible to be agnostic. He was widely rumored to be corrupt and extravagant in personal taste.

Pages: 225

Publisher: Ancient Egypt Research Associates Inc.; Spi edition (July 20, 2009)

ISBN: 0977937046

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