To illustrate the monuments

essays on archaeology presented to Stuart Piggott on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday

Publisher: Thames and Hudson in London

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  • Piggott, Stuart.,
  • Archaeology.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by J. V. S. Megaw.
ContributionsPiggott, Stuart., Megaw, J. V. S.
LC ClassificationsCC65 .T6
The Physical Object
Pagination332 p. :
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4949098M
ISBN 100500011494
LC Control Number76377131

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