topography of ancient Alexandria an archaeological map by Barbara Tkaczow

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Published by Zakład Archeologii Śródziemnomorskiej, Polskiej Akadmii Nauk in Warszawa .

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  • Alexandria (Egypt) -- Antiquities.,
  • Alexandria (Egypt) -- Antiquities -- Maps.

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Other titlesTopografia starożytnej Aleksandrii
StatementBarbara Tkaczow ; [traduction, Iwona Zyc].
SeriesTravaux du Centre d"archéologie méditerranéenne de l"Académie polonaise de sciences ;, t. 32
ContributionsZych, Iwona., Polska Akademia Nauk. Zakład Archeologii Śródziemnomorskiej.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT73.A4 T55 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination358, [12], [10], [66], [68] p. :
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL734035M
ISBN 108390009676
LC Control Number97124206

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