Adventurer in archaeology the biography of Sir Mortimer Wheeler. by Jacquetta Hawkes

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York, N.Y .

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  • Wheeler, Mortimer, -- Sir, -- 1890-1976 -- 1890-,
  • Archaeologists -- Great Britain -- Biography.

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LC ClassificationsCC115.W58
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 387 p., (16) p. of plates :
Number of Pages387
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Open LibraryOL21257460M
ISBN 100312006586

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