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Adventures in the bone trade

Jon E. Kalb

Adventures in the bone trade

the race to discover human ancestors in Ethiopia"s Afar Depression

by Jon E. Kalb

  • 82 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Copernicus Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fossil hominids -- Ethiopia -- Awash River Valley,
  • Human remains (Archaeology) -- Ethiopia -- Awash River Valley,
  • Physical anthropology -- Ethiopia -- Awash River Valley,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Ethiopia -- Awash River Valley,
  • Awash River Valley (Ethiopia) -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJon Kalb.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN282 .K35 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 389 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages389
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15499178M
    ISBN 100387987428
    LC Control Number00030837
    OCLC/WorldCa43903552


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