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Persepolis the archaeology of Parsa, seat of the Persian kings by Donald Newton Wilber

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Published by Darwin Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English



  • Persepolis (Iran),
  • Iran,
  • Persepolis.


  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Iran -- Persepolis.,
  • Persepolis (Iran) -- Antiquities.,
  • Iran -- Antiquities.

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Edition Notes

StatementDonald N. Wilber.
LC ClassificationsDS262.P4 W55 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 129 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2397587M
ISBN 100878500626
LC Control Number87027438

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