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Roman amphorae with index of stamps by M.H Callender

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Vases, Roman

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby M.H. Callender.
SeriesUniversity of Durham publications
ContributionsUniversity of Durham.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK4654 C3 1965
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 323 p. :
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17877477M

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