TITLE

NEW BOOKS: GREECE & ROME

PUB. DATE
March 1985
SOURCE
Archaeology;Mar/Apr85, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents books on Greek and Roman archaeology published in 1985. 'Greek and Italian Black Gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum: A Catalogue,' by John W. Hayes; 'Containers of Classical Greece: A Handbook of Shape,' by M.G. Kanowski; 'History of American School of Classical Studies at Athens: Volume II, 1939-1980,' by Lucy Shoe Merit.
ACCESSION #
10733126

 

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