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Wadi Araba in classical and late antiquity

Andrew M. Smith

Wadi Araba in classical and late antiquity

an historical geography

by Andrew M. Smith

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Published by Archaeopress in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology),
  • Antiquities,
  • Historical geography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrew M. Smith II
    SeriesBAR international series -- 2173, BAR international series -- 2173.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS110.A683 S65 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 141 p. :
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24895119M
    ISBN 101407307177
    ISBN 109781407307176
    LC Control Number2010551943
    OCLC/WorldCa696296652

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