The National Museum as a mirror of ancient Wales

a 75th anniversary lecture by Glyn Daniel

Publisher: National Museum of Wales in Cardiff

Written in English
Published: Pages: 24 Downloads: 758
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Subjects:

  • Archaeology -- Wales.

Edition Notes

Delivered at the Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre on Friday, 16 April 1982.

Statementby Glyn Daniel.
ContributionsNational Museum of Wales.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCC101.G7
The Physical Object
Pagination24p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18150017M
ISBN 100720002761
OCLC/WorldCa12474459

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