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Published by Thames and Hudson in [London] .
Written in English



  • Asia, Central,
  • Asia, Central.


  • Prehistoric peoples -- Asia, Central.,
  • Asia, Central -- Antiquities.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 173-180.

Statement[by] V. M. Masson and V. I. Sarianidi; translated and edited with a preface by Ruth Tringham.
SeriesAncient people and places, 79
ContributionsSarianidi, V. I. joint author.
LC ClassificationsGN855.C4 M3
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p.
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5335893M
ISBN 100500020779
LC Control Number72189202

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