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Ethiopian processional crosses. Text and illus. by Eine Moore. by Eine Moore

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Published by Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Haile Selassie I University in Addis Ababa .
Written in English



  • Addis Ababa


  • Processional crosses, Coptic -- Catalogs,
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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [146]

LC ClassificationsNK8428 .M62
The Physical Object
Pagination80, [68] p.
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5065357M
LC Control Number74031714

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