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Ancient Europe from the beginnings of agriculture to classical antiquity by Stuart Piggott

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Europe -- History -- To 476.,
  • Europe -- Antiquities.

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Edition Notes

Statementa survey by Stuart Piggott.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 343 p., [28] p. of plates :
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18338859M
ISBN 100852242522

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