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Soon after its arrival in the Boulak Museum (The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities), and while Maspero was away in France, the Director General of the Egyptian Antiquities Service ordered the mummy unwrapped and then re-wrapped. The many sites which are yet to be excavated will perhaps, one day, throw light on the mysterious ending to the extraordinary saga of the Kings of Mero�, and the heritage they left to Africa. It is odd, on the other hand, that Coptic did have its own way of writing w, as OY, which was the Greek way of writing a long û and is still a device used in French to write w.

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Publisher: Forgotten Books (June 19, 2012)


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