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Prehistoric metal artefacts from Italy (3500-720BC) in the British Museum

Anna Maria Bietti Sestieri

Prehistoric metal artefacts from Italy (3500-720BC) in the British Museum

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Published by The British Museum in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British Museum -- Catalogs.,
  • British Museum -- Catalogs.,
  • Metal-work, Prehistoric -- Italy -- Catalogs.,
  • Weapons, Prehistoric -- Italy -- Catalogs.,
  • Italy -- Antiquities -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAnna Maria Bietti Sestieri and Ellen Macnamara ; with a scientific report by Duncan Hook.
    GenreCatalogs.
    SeriesResearch publication (British Museum) -- no. 159
    ContributionsBietti Sestieri, Anna Maria., Macnamara, Ellen., Hook, Duncan R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN817 .B74 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination351 p. :
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18566579M
    ISBN 100861591593
    ISBN 109780861591596
    LC Control Number2008371360


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