Cyprus and the West 1600-1050 BC
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Cyprus and the West 1600-1050 BC delivered in Sheffield on Monday, 19th November, 1979 by H. W. Catling

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Published by Department of Prehistory and Archaeology, University of Sheffield in [Sheffield] .
Written in English



  • Cyprus


  • Cyprus -- Antiquities.

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Edition Notes

StatementH.W. Catling.
ContributionsUniversity of Sheffield. Dept. of Archaeology and Prehistory.
LC ClassificationsDS54.3 .C26 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1786586M
ISBN 100906090075
LC Control Number89181872

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