Ancient South Arabia: From the Queen of Sheba to the Advent by Klaus Schippmann

By Klaus Schippmann

30-страничное эссе на английском языке, посвященное малоосвещенной теме в нумизматике - античным монетам государств Южной Аравии - минейцев, сабейев, катабанцев. В конце эссе - фототаблица с монетами.

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