Bones for the New Zealand archaeologist

by R. J. Scarlett

Publisher: Canterbury Museum Trust Board in Christchurch, N.Z

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 26-28.

Statementby R.J. Scarlett.
SeriesCanterbury Museum bulletin -- no. 4
LC ClassificationsCC76.5.A5 S4
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19526425M

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