Archaeological Sources for the History of Palestine: The Early Bronze Age: The Rise and Collapse of Urbanism

@article{Richard1987ArchaeologicalSF,
  title={Archaeological Sources for the History of Palestine: The Early Bronze Age: The Rise and Collapse of Urbanism},
  author={Suzanne Richard},
  journal={The Biblical Archaeologist},
  year={1987},
  volume={50},
  pages={22 - 43}
}
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