Assyria and Babylonia

@article{Wiseman2022AssyriaAB,
  title={Assyria and Babylonia},
  author={Donald J. Wiseman and Cathy Gadd},
  journal={Architecture, Planning, and Preservation},
  year={2022}
}
  • D. Wiseman, C. Gadd
  • Published 12 January 2022
  • History
  • Architecture, Planning, and Preservation
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