Archaeologies of water in the Roman Near East 63 BC-AD 636 by Zena Kamash

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Published by Gorgias Press in Piscataway, NJ .

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementby Zena Kamash
SeriesGorgias dissertations in Near Eastern studies -- 54
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LC ClassificationsDS56 .K27 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24494762M
ISBN 109781611434217
LC Control Number2010035597
OCLC/WorldCa660132891

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