Athens in prehistory and antiquity
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Athens in prehistory and antiquity exhibition on architecture and city planning, 15th century B.C.-6th century A.D. : 22 June-8 September 1985, Stoa Attalos, in the upper gallery

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Published by Ministry of Culture in Athens .
Written in English



  • Athens (Greece),
  • Greece,
  • Athens


  • Architecture -- Greece -- Athens -- History -- Exhibitions.,
  • Architecture, Ancient -- Greece -- Athens -- History -- Exhibitions.,
  • City planning -- Greece -- Athens -- History -- Exhibitions.,
  • Athens (Greece) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

Statement[editorial advisor, Loula Kypraiou ; English translation, Timothy Cullen].
ContributionsKypraiou, Loula., Stoa of Attalos (Athens, Greece), Greece. Hypourgeio Politismou.
LC ClassificationsNA1100 .A85 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1526957M
LC Control Number93217578

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