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Published by Sheffield Academic Press in Sheffield .
Written in English



  • Crete (Greece),
  • Greece,
  • Greece.,
  • Crete.


  • Cemeteries -- Greece.,
  • Cemeteries -- Greece -- Crete.,
  • Bronze age -- Greece.,
  • Bronze age -- Greece -- Crete.,
  • Crete (Greece) -- Antiquities.,
  • Greece -- Antiquities.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Keith Branigan.
SeriesSheffield studies in Aegean archaeology
ContributionsBranigan, Keith.
LC ClassificationsDF220 .C39 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination173 p. :
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL102570M
ISBN 101850758220
LC Control Number99218041

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