Guide to the Egyptian collection by SzГ©pmЕ±vГ©szeti MГєzeum (Hungary)

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Published by Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest .

Written in English

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  • Nagy, István.,
  • Szépművészeti Múzeum (Hungary) -- Guidebooks.,
  • Art, Egyptian -- Guidebooks.,
  • Art, Ancient -- Egypt -- Guidebooks.,
  • Art -- Hungary -- Budapest -- Guidebooks.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-127).

Book details

Other titlesEgyptian collection
Statementby István Nagy.
SeriesCollections of the Museum of Fine Arts -- 2, Collections of the Museum of Fine Arts (Budapest, Hungary) -- 2.
ContributionsNagy, István.
LC ClassificationsN5336.H9 B838 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19209744M
ISBN 109637441662

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