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Archaeological laboratory methods

an introduction

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        StatementKendall/Hunt Pub.
        PublishersKendall/Hunt Pub.
        LC Classifications1998
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        Paginationxvi, 67 p. :
        Number of Pages78
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        ISBN 100787247189

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