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Published by American School of Classical Studies at Athens in Princeton, NJ .
Written in English


  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece -- Messēnia,
  • Navarino, Battle of, Pylos, Greece, 1827,
  • Messēnia (Greece) -- Antiquities,
  • Messēnia (Greece) -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Jack L. Davis ; with a new preface by Jack L. Davis and John Bennet and contributions by Susan E. Alcock ... [et al.].
ContributionsDavis, Jack L., Bennet, John, 1957-, Alcock, Susan E.
LC ClassificationsDF261.M45 S26 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationlix, 342 p. :
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19864226M
ISBN 100876619618
ISBN 109780876619612
LC Control Number2007035375

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