GENDER TRANSFORMATION IN DEATH: A Case Study of Coffins from Ramesside Period Egypt

@article{Cooney2010GENDERTI,
  title={GENDER TRANSFORMATION IN DEATH: A Case Study of Coffins from Ramesside Period Egypt},
  author={Kathlyn M. Cooney},
  journal={Near Eastern Archaeology},
  year={2010},
  volume={73},
  pages={224 - 237}
}
  • K. Cooney
  • Published 1 December 2010
  • History
  • Near Eastern Archaeology
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