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2 edition of lost treasures of ancient Benin found in the catalog.

lost treasures of ancient Benin

Michael A. Nkanta

lost treasures of ancient Benin

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Published by Centralitho in Shomulu .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Published to coincide with a special exhibition at the National Museum, Jos.

Statementby Michael A. Nkanta and Emmanuel Nnakenyi Arinze.
ContributionsArinze, Emmanuel Nnakenyi., Jos Museum.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13889109M

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