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The art of ancient Mesopotamia the classical art of the Near East. by Anton Moortgat

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Published by Phaidon in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Iraq,
  • Iraq.


  • Art, Assyro-Babylonian,
  • Art, Ancient -- Iraq,
  • Iraq -- Antiquities

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Edition Notes

Statement[Translated by Judith Filson]
LC ClassificationsN5370 .M6613
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 356 p.
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5681469M
ISBN 100714813710
LC Control Number69012789

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