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The library of A. Chester Beatty description of a hieratic papyrus with a mythological story, love-songs, and other miscellaneous texts. by Beatty, Alfred Chester Sir

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Published by Priv. print. by J. Johnson at the Oxford University press and pub. by E. Walker, limited in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Egyptian language -- Papyri -- Facsimiles

Book details:

Edition Notes

With transcription of each facsimile on opposite verso.

StatementBy Alan H. Gardiner, F. B. A.; the Chester Beatty papyri, no. I, with thirty-one plates in monochrome and thirty in line by Emery Walker, ltd.
ContributionsGardiner, Alan Henderson, Sir, 1879-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT1849 .B4
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p.l., 45, [1] p., 2 l.
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6275093M
LC Control Number32014725
OCLC/WorldCa1916577

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