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Published by Akademisk Forlag : [eksp. DBK] in Copenhagen .
Written in English



  • Iraq,
  • Iraq.


  • Architecture, Ancient -- Iraq.,
  • Architecture -- Iraq.,
  • Iraq -- Antiquities.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Harriet E. W. Crawford.
SeriesMesopotamia ;, v. 5
LC ClassificationsNA220 .C72
The Physical Object
Pagination106 p., [3] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4282856M
ISBN 108750017039
LC Control Number78309214

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