Dating the Hydraulic Installations in the Siq at Petra

  title={Dating the Hydraulic Installations in the Siq at Petra},
  author={Peter J. Parr},
  journal={Palestine Exploration Quarterly},
  pages={81 - 86}
  • P. Parr
  • Published 1 July 2008
  • History
  • Palestine Exploration Quarterly
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