Assyrian Elements in the Perseus-Gorgon Story

@article{Hopkins1934AssyrianEI,
  title={Assyrian Elements in the Perseus-Gorgon Story},
  author={Clark Hopkins},
  journal={American Journal of Archaeology},
  year={1934},
  volume={38},
  pages={341 - 358}
}
  • C. Hopkins
  • Published 1 July 1934
  • Art
  • American Journal of Archaeology
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