Rock-art in central Arabia
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Rock-art in central Arabia by Emmanuel Anati

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Published by Institut Orientaliste, Bibliothe que de l"Universite in Louvain .
Written in English

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Statementby E. Anati. Vol.1, The "oval-headed" people of Arabia.
SeriesBibliothe que du Muse on -- vol.50, Expe dition Philby-Ryckmans-Lippens en Arabie. 1e re partie : ge ographie et arche ologie -- tome 3, Expe dition Philby-Ryckmans-Lippens en Arabie -- tome 3.
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Open LibraryOL13827432M

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