New Carbon Dates Support Revised History of Ancient Mediterranean

@article{Balter2006NewCD,
  title={New Carbon Dates Support Revised History of Ancient Mediterranean},
  author={Michael Balter},
  journal={Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={312},
  pages={508 - 509}
}
  • M. Balter
  • Published 28 April 2006
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Science
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