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By Richard H. Wilkinson

A accomplished survey of all Egypt's temples, from Luxor and Karnak to these within the delta, oases and Nubia. It lines the tactics of establishing and adorning, how they functioned, and what occurred once they have been robbed and desecrated. It additionally discusses the Egyptian pantheon, rites and fairs.

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