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Beyond the gorges of the Indus archaeology before excavation by Karl Jettmar

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Published by Oxford University Press in Karachi .
Written in English



  • Northern Areas (Pakistan),
  • Pakistan,
  • Northern Areas.


  • Petroglyphs -- Pakistan -- Northern Areas.,
  • Northern Areas (Pakistan) -- History.,
  • Northern Areas (Pakistan) -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-227) and index.

StatementKarl Jettmar; edited by Ellen Kattner.
ContributionsKattner, Ellen.
LC ClassificationsDS392.N68 J47 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 248 p. :
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3602205M
ISBN 100195779797
LC Control Number2002341061

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