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Published by Institute of Archaeology, the University of California in Los Angeles .
Written in English



  • Chile,
  • Atacama Desert (Chile)


  • Indians of South America -- Chile -- Antiquities,
  • Indians of South America -- Atacama Desert (Chile) -- Antiquities,
  • Chile -- Antiquities,
  • Atacama Desert (Chile) -- Antiquities

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 221-228.

Statementedited by Clement W. Meighan and D.L. True.
SeriesMonumenta archaeologica,, 7, Monumenta archaeologica (University of California, Los Angeles. Institute of Archaeology) ;, v. 7.
ContributionsMeighan, Clement Woodward, 1925-, True, D. L.
LC ClassificationsF3069.1.A83 P73 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 228 p., LXI, [1] p. of plates :
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4429391M
ISBN 100917956109
LC Control Number79055920

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