Dilmun burial complex at Sar
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Dilmun burial complex at Sar the 1980-82 excavations in Bahrain by M. Rafique Mughal

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Published by State of Bahrain, Ministry of Information, Directorate of Archaeology & Museums in (Manama?) .
Written in English


  • Tombs -- Bahrain.,
  • Sar Site (Bahrain)

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Edition Notes

StatementM. Rafique Mughal.
LC ClassificationsDS247.B23
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 540 p., (1) leaf of plates :
Number of Pages540
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19058439M

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