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A dictionary of archaeology

by Warwick Bray

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Published by Allen Lane in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Warwick Bray, David Trump; with drawings by Judith Newcomer.
    ContributionsTrump, David H., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCC70 .B73
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288, [75] p.
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5012428M
    ISBN 100713901373
    LC Control Number76586300

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