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Greek gods and figurines aspects of the anthropomorphic dedications by Brita Alroth

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Published by Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, Almqvist & Wiksell International in Uppsala, Stockholm .
Written in English



  • Greece.


  • Votive offerings -- Greece.,
  • Gods, Greek, in art.,
  • Gods, Greek -- Influence.,
  • Figurines -- Greece.

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Edition Notes

StatementBrita Alroth ; [editors, Rostislav Holthoer, Tullia Linders].
SeriesActa Universitatis Upsaliensis., 18
ContributionsHolthoer, Rostislav., Linders, Tullia.
LC ClassificationsN7793.V66 A47 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1919987M
ISBN 109155423671
LC Control Number90130510

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