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Burial and ancient society

the rise of the Greek city-state

by Ian Morris

  • 217 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece,
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Greece.,
    • City-states -- Greece.,
    • Tombs -- Greece.,
    • Greece -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIan Morris.
      SeriesNew studies in archaeology
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF101 .M67 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 262 p., [1] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages262
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2738100M
      ISBN 10052132680X
      LC Control Number86032719


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