'The Bible in Stone': Pyramids, Lost Tribes and Alternative Archaeologies

  title={'The Bible in Stone': Pyramids, Lost Tribes and Alternative Archaeologies},
  author={Gabriel Moshenska},
  journal={Public Archaeology},
  pages={16 - 5}
  • G. Moshenska
  • Published 1 March 2008
  • Sociology
  • Public Archaeology
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