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Writing in ancient Egypt by Jil Fine

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Published by PowerKids Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Egyptian language,
  • Writing

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About the Edition

Explains the system of writing with the use of hieroglyphics, invented by the Egyptians.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 23) and index.

StatementJil Fine
SeriesReading power, Writing in the ancient world
LC ClassificationsPJ1051 .F56 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24947463M
ISBN 100823965066
ISBN 109780823965069
LC Control Number2002000503

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