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Iran in the ancient East

Ernst Herzfeld

Iran in the ancient East

archaeological studies presented in the Lowell lectures at Boston.

by Ernst Herzfeld

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iran -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLowell Institute lectures
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[vii], 363 p. :
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15231761M


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