Tablets and Territories? Reconstructing Late Minoan IB Political Geography through Undeciphered Documents

@article{Schoep1999TabletsAT,
  title={Tablets and Territories? Reconstructing Late Minoan IB Political Geography through Undeciphered Documents},
  author={Ilse Schoep},
  journal={American Journal of Archaeology},
  year={1999},
  volume={103},
  pages={201 - 221}
}
  • Ilse Schoep
  • Published 1 April 1999
  • History
  • American Journal of Archaeology
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