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Birds as food in prehistoric and historic Wessex

Jennie Coy

Birds as food in prehistoric and historic Wessex

by Jennie Coy

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Published by B.A.R. in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from Animals and archaeology: 2. shell middens, fishes and birds, edited by Caroline Grigson and Juliet Clutton-Brock, BAR International series, 183, 1983.

StatementJennie Coy.
The Physical Object
Pagination[14]p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13866088M

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