The Illustrated Guide to the Coptic Museum and Churches of Old Cairo by Gawdat Gabra

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Published by American University in Cairo Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Exhibition catalogues and specific collections,
  • Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides,
  • Museums & Museology,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Egypt,
  • Middle Eastern,
  • Museums, Tours, Points of Interest,
  • Travel / General,
  • Travel / Museums, Tours, Points of Interest

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9191109M
ISBN 10977416007X
ISBN 109789774160073

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