Harappan Outposts on the Makran Coast

@article{Dales1962HarappanOO,
  title={Harappan Outposts on the Makran Coast},
  author={George F. Dales},
  journal={Antiquity},
  year={1962},
  volume={36},
  pages={86 - 92}
}
  • G. Dales
  • Published 1 June 1962
  • History
  • Antiquity
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