Love songs of the New Kingdom / translated from the ancient Egyptian by John L. Foster ; illustrated with hieroglyphs drawn by the translator and with paintings from Egyptian tombs by Nina M. Davies.
By: Foster, John L. (John Lawrence)Language: English Publisher: New York : Scribner, .Description: xix, 120 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 068413781XSubject(s): Love poetry, Egyptian -- Translations into English | Love songs -- Egypt -- TextsDDC classification: 893/.1
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