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  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Mexico -- Congresses,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Central America -- Congresses,
  • Indians of Mexico -- Antiquities -- Congresses,
  • Indians of Central America -- Antiquities -- Congresses,
  • Mexico -- Antiquities -- Congresses,
  • Central America -- Antiquities -- Congresses

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Statementeditors, Warwick Bray and Linda Manzanilla.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsBray, Warwick., Manzanilla, Linda.
The Physical Object
Pagination127, [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20765856M
ISBN 100714125296
OCLC/WorldCa41607560

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