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Lost world of the golden king

Frank Lee Holt

Lost world of the golden king

in search of ancient Afghanistan

by Frank Lee Holt

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek Coins,
  • History,
  • Civilization,
  • Antiquities,
  • Greeks

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementFrank L. Holt
    SeriesHellenistic culture and society -- 53
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS374.B28 H655 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25180665M
    ISBN 109780520273429
    LC Control Number2012000828


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