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The millionaire and the mummies

John M. Adams

The millionaire and the mummies

Theodore Davis"s Gilded Age in the Valley of the Kings

by John M. Adams

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Egyptologists,
  • Archaeologists,
  • Excavations (Archaeology),
  • Tombs,
  • Antiquities,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages [323]-345) and index.

    StatementJohn M. Adams
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT76.9.D38 .A33 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 363 pages
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27148797M
    ISBN 101250026695
    ISBN 109781250026699
    LC Control Number2013009111
    OCLC/WorldCa811597749

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