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Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art, Verlag Philipp von Zabern in New York, Mainz .
Written in English



  • Sudan,
  • Meroe (Extinct city)


  • Amanishakhete, Queen of Nubia, fl. 45 B.C. -- Tomb.,
  • Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung (Berlin, Germany) -- Exhibitions.,
  • Staatliche Sammlung Ägyptischer Kunst (Bavaria, Germany) -- Exhibitions.,
  • Gold jewelry, Ancient -- Sudan -- Meroe (Extinct city) -- Exhibitions.,
  • Gold jewelry -- Sudan -- Meroe (Extinct city) -- Exhibitions.,
  • Decorative arts, Ancient -- Sudan -- Meroe (Extinct city) -- Exhibitions.,
  • Decorative arts -- Sudan -- Meroe (Extinct city) -- Exhibitions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKarl-Heinz Priese.
ContributionsMetropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
LC ClassificationsNK7387.8.M47 P7513 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination49 p. :
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1413692M
ISBN 100870996843
LC Control Number93023009

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