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The Prehistory of Jordan.

The Prehistory of Jordan.

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Published by Ex oriente in Berlin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prehistoric peoples -- Jordan.,
  • Antiquities, Prehistoric -- Jordan.,
  • Jordan -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Hans Georg K. Gebel, Zeidan Kafafi and Gary O. Rollefson.
    SeriesStudies in early Near Eastern production, subsistence, and environment -- 4
    ContributionsGebel, Hans Georg., Kafafi, Zeidan Abdel-Kafi, 1950-, Rollefson, Gary Orin.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 662 p. :
    Number of Pages662
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22376752M
    ISBN 103980424138, 398042412X


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