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wall paintings of Thera proceedings of the first international symposium, Petros M. Nomikos Conference Centre, Thera, Hellas ... 1997 by International Symposium on the Wall Paintings of Thera (1st 1997 Thera)

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Published by Thera Foundation in Athens .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementeditor, S. Sherratt. Vol.2.
ContributionsSherratt, Susan.
The Physical Object
Pagination545-1013p.
Number of Pages1013
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20392891M

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