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Quarries in Roman provinces by Angelina Dworakowska

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Published by Zakład Narodowy im. Ossolińskich in Wrocław .
Written in English



  • Rome


  • Quarries and quarrying -- History.,
  • Rome -- Provinces.

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Edition Notes

StatementAngelina Dworakowska ; [translated by Jerzy Bachrach].
SeriesBibliotheca antiqua,, vol. 16, Bibliotheca antiqua ;, v. 16.
ContributionsInstytut Historii Kultury Materialnej (Polska Akademia Nauk)
LC ClassificationsTN277 .D87 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination205 p. :
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2938847M
ISBN 108304013940
LC Control Number84176818

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