AJLAN: Locating the Estate of Amr b. al-As

  title={AJLAN: Locating the Estate of Amr b. al-As},
  author={Jeffrey Alan Blakely},
  journal={Near Eastern Archaeology},
  pages={210 - 222}
  • J. Blakely
  • Published 1 December 2010
  • History
  • Near Eastern Archaeology
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