TITLE

Blast From the Past

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;3/7/2008, Vol. 86 Issue 21, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A photo essay which documents some artifacts found in various cities of Mesopotamia, an ancient region in which Iraq was once a part, is presented.
ACCESSION #
32848104

 

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