Troy VI: A Trading Center and Commercial City?

@article{Kolb2004TroyVA,
  title={Troy VI: A Trading Center and Commercial City?},
  author={Frank Kolb},
  journal={American Journal of Archaeology},
  year={2004},
  volume={108},
  pages={577 - 613}
}
  • F. Kolb
  • Published 1 October 2004
  • History
  • American Journal of Archaeology
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