The Emergence of Phoenician Art

  title={The Emergence of Phoenician Art},
  author={Glenn E. Markoe},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research},
  pages={13 - 26}
  • G. Markoe
  • Published 1 August 1990
  • History
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
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