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Practical archaeology

Practical archaeology

field and laboratory techniques and archaeological logistics

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Published by Institute of Archaeology, University of California, Los Angeles in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology -- Methodology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [83]-85).

    Statementedited by Brian D. Dillon.
    SeriesArchaeological research tools ;, 2, Archaeological research tools ;, v. 2.
    ContributionsDillon, Brian D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCC75 .P69 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 85 p. :
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1431923M
    LC Control Number93043422

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