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Full text of "The Legacy Of Egypt"

PLATE 33

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FIG, 4, Early map of a gold-mining region (site unknown) of the time of
Setilj c. 1320 B.C. (Lepsius, Atwoabl, PI. xxii). The mountainous nature of
the countrv' is shown in primitive fashion. A water cistern, plans of houses
and buildings, and entrances to the galleries are indicated. Inscriptions give
details such as: These are the mountains where the gold is washed; they are
of a red colour/ They are coloured red on the map. 'Roads leading to the
'sea/ The well of King Seti'