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Megalithic Jordan

Gajus Scheltema

Megalithic Jordan

an introduction and field guide

by Gajus Scheltema

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Published by ACOR in Amman, Jordan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guidebooks,
  • Megalithic monuments,
  • Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [119]-129) and index.

    StatementGajus Scheltema
    SeriesAmerican Center of Oriental Research publications -- no. 6, American Center of Oriental Research publications -- no. 6.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN855.J67 S34 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination142 p. :
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25295906M
    ISBN 10995785433X
    ISBN 109789957854331
    LC Control Number2009320043
    OCLC/WorldCa301786295

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