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Some ancient cities of India

Piggott, Stuart.

Some ancient cities of India

by Piggott, Stuart.

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Published by G. Cumberlege, Oxford University Press in [London, New York, Bombay, etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Cities and towns -- India.,
    • India -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Stuart Piggott, F.S.A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS419 .P5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, [2], 102 p.
      Number of Pages102
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6500241M
      LC Control Number46008260
      OCLC/WorldCa2885222

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