Topography of Thebes, and general view of Egypt: Being a short account of the principal objects worthy of notice in the valley of the Nile, to the second cataract and Wadee Samneh, with the Fyoom, oases, and eastern desert, from Sooez to Berenice; with remarks on the manners and customs of the ancient Egyptians and the productions of the country, &c. &c. By I.G. Wilkinson, Esq (Google eBook)
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