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Great Moravia the archaeology of ninth-century Czechoslovakia by Susan Beeby

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Published by Published for the Trustees of the British Museum by British Museum Publications in London .
Written in English


  • Moravia(Czechoslovakia) -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.,
  • Czechoslovakia -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

Published to accompany an exhibition arranged by the British Museum in association with the Archaeological Institute of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences.

StatementSusan Beeby, David Buckton, Zdeněk Klanica.
ContributionsBuckton, David., Klanica, Zdeněk., British Museum.
LC ClassificationsDB2330
The Physical Object
Pagination37p.,8p. of plates :
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15166700M
ISBN 100714105201

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