The Pre-islamic antiquities at the Yemen National Museum

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Bibliography: p. 19-20.

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Statement[a cura di] Paolo M. Costa.
SeriesStudia archaeologica ; 19
ContributionsCosta, Paolo, 1932-, Yemen National Museum.
LC ClassificationsDS247.Y43 P73
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p., [16] leaves of plates (1 fold.) :
Number of Pages52
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Open LibraryOL4512604M
LC Control Number79358045

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