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Archaeology and geoarchaeology of the Mukogodo Hills and Ewaso Ng"iro Plains, Central Kenya

by Frederic B. Pearl

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Published by Archaeopress in Oxford, England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mukogodo Region (Kenya),
  • Ngiro River Region (Kenya),
  • Kenya,
  • Mukogodo Region.,
  • Ngiro River Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Kenya -- Mukogodo Region.,
    • Archaeological geology -- Kenya -- Mukogodo Region.,
    • Paleoecology -- Kenya -- Mukogodo Region.,
    • Stone age -- Kenya -- Mukogodo Region.,
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Kenya -- Ngiro River Region.,
    • Archaeological geology -- Kenya -- Ngiro River Region.,
    • Paleoecology -- Kenya -- Ngiro River Region.,
    • Stone age -- Kenya -- Ngiro River Region.,
    • Mukogodo Region (Kenya) -- Antiquities.,
    • Ngiro River Region (Kenya) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 52-58).

      StatementFrederic Pearl.
      SeriesCambridge monographs in African archaeology ;, 59, BAR international series ;, 1247
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT434.M86 P43 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 68 p. :
      Number of Pages68
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3322447M
      ISBN 101841716073
      LC Control Number2004281136
      OCLC/WorldCa56066758

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