On the Occurrence of Hippopotamus in the Iron Age of the Coastal Area of Israel (Tell Qasîleh)

  title={On the Occurrence of Hippopotamus in the Iron Age of the Coastal Area of Israel (Tell Qas{\^i}leh)},
  author={Georg Haas},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research},
  pages={30 - 34}
  • G. Haas
  • Published 1 December 1953
  • Linguistics
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
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