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Greek furniture

Anne M. Davy

Greek furniture

the evidence of Attic red-figure vase-paintings.

by Anne M. Davy

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.A) - University of Birmingham, Dept of Ancient History and Archaeology.

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Open LibraryOL13738037M

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