Stones, bones, and ancient cities great discoveries in archaeology and the search for human origins by Lawrence H. Robbins

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Antiquities.,
  • Archaeology -- History.,
  • Civilization, Ancient.

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StatementLawrence H. Robbins.
LC ClassificationsCC165 .R62 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 267 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1702476M
ISBN 10031207848X
LC Control Number92003449

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