Intellectual life of the ancient Near East papers presented at the 43rd Rencontre assyriologique international, Prague, July 1-5, 1996 by Rencontre assyriologique internationale (43rd 1996 Prague, Czech Republic)

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Statementedited by Jiři Proseck"y.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsProsecky, Jirí.
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LC ClassificationsDS70.7 .R46 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination482 p. :
Number of Pages482
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Open LibraryOL19809682M
ISBN 108085425300

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