Aspects of ancient mining and metallurgy

acta of a British School at Athens centenary conference at Bangor, 1986

Publisher: Department of Classics, University College of North Wales in Bangor

Written in English
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    Statement[convenor and editor, J. Ellis Jones].
    ContributionsJones, John Ellis., British School at Athens., University College of North Wales.. Dept. of Classics
    LC ClassificationsTN616, TN16
    The Physical Object
    Pagination154 p.
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14758354M

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