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Cultural ecology and ceramic technology

Hans-AМЉke NordstroМ€m

Cultural ecology and ceramic technology

early Nubian cultures from the fifth and the fourth millennia B.C.

by Hans-AМЉke NordstroМ€m

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Published by Almqvist & Wiksell in Stockholm .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sudan,
  • Nubia,
  • Sudan.,
  • Nubia.
    • Subjects:
    • Neolithic period -- Sudan.,
    • Neolithic period -- Nubia.,
    • Pottery, Prehistoric -- Sudan.,
    • Pottery, Prehistoric -- Nubia.,
    • Sudan -- Antiquities.,
    • Nubia -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHans-Åke Nordström.
      SeriesActa Universitatis Stockholmiensis., 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN778.E83 S8 vol. 4, GN778.42.S73 S8 vol. 4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 99 p., 48 p. of plates :
      Number of Pages99
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2275804M
      LC Control Number89165899


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