Climate and the History of Egypt: The Middle Kingdom

@article{Bell1975ClimateAT,
  title={Climate and the History of Egypt: The Middle Kingdom},
  author={Barbara Bell},
  journal={American Journal of Archaeology},
  year={1975},
  volume={79},
  pages={223 - 269}
}
  • B. Bell
  • Published 1 July 1975
  • History
  • American Journal of Archaeology
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