Analysis of the early Bronze Age graves in Tell Biʻa (Syria) by IldikГі BЕ‘sze

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Published by Archaeopress in Oxford .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Bronze age -- Syria -- Tuttul (Extinct city),
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Syria -- Tuttul (Extinct city),
  • Tuttul (Extinct city) -- Antiquities

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 47-56).

Book details

StatementIldikó Bősze.
SeriesBAR international series -- 1995
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS99.T88 B67 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination97 p. :
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24010484M
ISBN 101407305298
ISBN 109781407305295
LC Control Number2009529595

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