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Published by University of Chicago Press in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America,
  • America.
    • Subjects:
    • Paleo-Indians -- America.,
    • Archaeology -- America.,
    • America -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [207]-256.

      Statementby Gordon R. Willey and Philip Phillips.
      ContributionsPhillips, Philip, 1900- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE61 .W7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination269 p.
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6225137M
      LC Control Number57011215
      OCLC/WorldCa351654

      Michael G. Hasel has taught Near Eastern studies, biblical studies, and archaeology at Southern since In the academic year, he was the Samuel H. Kress Fellow at the W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem.


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