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lower palaeolithic site of Markkleeberg and other comparable localities near Leipzig. Edited by Hallam L. Movius, Jr. by Rudolf Grahmann

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Published by American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Stone age -- Germany -- Markkleeberg

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Bibliography: p. 686-687.

SeriesTransactions of the American Philosophical Society, new ser., v. 45, pt. 6
The Physical Object
Pagination509-687 p. illus., maps. ;
Number of Pages687
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21882820M

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