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Reading the Past: Ancient Writing from Cuneiform to the Alphabet
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Publisher British Museum Pubns Ltd
Publication date August 27, 1996
Pages 384
Binding Paperback
Edition New
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780714180779
ISBN-10 0714180777
Dimensions 1 by 7 by 9.50 in.
Weight 2.20 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $23.00
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This work contains six titles from the 'Reading the Past' series and provides an introduction to the systems of writing used in the Ancient World. Illustrated throughout, it covers cuneiform, Egyptian hieroglyphs, the early alphabet, linear B and related scripts, Greek inscriptions and Etruscan.
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New edition from British Museum Pubns Ltd (August 27, 1996)
9780714180779 | details & prices | 384 pages | 7.00 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 2.20 lbs | List price $23.00
About: This work contains six titles from the 'Reading the Past' series and provides an introduction to the systems of writing used in the Ancient World.

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