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Kanlıgeçit – Selimpaşa – Mikhalich and the Question of Anatolian Colonies in Early Bronze Age Southeast Europe

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Kanlıgeçit – Selimpaşa – Mikhalich and the Question of Anatolian Colonies in Early Bronze Age Southeast Europe. / Heyd, Volker M; Güldoğan , Emre; Aydingün, Sengül.

Of Odysseys and Oddities: Scales and modes of interaction between prehistoric Aegean societies and their neighbours. ed. / Barry Molloy. Oxford : Oxbow Books, 2016. p. 169-202 (Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology).

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Heyd, VM, Güldoğan , E & Aydingün, S 2016, Kanlıgeçit – Selimpaşa – Mikhalich and the Question of Anatolian Colonies in Early Bronze Age Southeast Europe. in B Molloy (ed.), Of Odysseys and Oddities: Scales and modes of interaction between prehistoric Aegean societies and their neighbours. Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology, Oxbow Books, Oxford, pp. 169-202.

APA

Heyd, V. M., Güldoğan , E., & Aydingün, S. (2016). Kanlıgeçit – Selimpaşa – Mikhalich and the Question of Anatolian Colonies in Early Bronze Age Southeast Europe. In B. Molloy (Ed.), Of Odysseys and Oddities: Scales and modes of interaction between prehistoric Aegean societies and their neighbours (pp. 169-202). (Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology). Oxford: Oxbow Books.

Vancouver

Heyd VM, Güldoğan E, Aydingün S. Kanlıgeçit – Selimpaşa – Mikhalich and the Question of Anatolian Colonies in Early Bronze Age Southeast Europe. In Molloy B, editor, Of Odysseys and Oddities: Scales and modes of interaction between prehistoric Aegean societies and their neighbours. Oxford: Oxbow Books. 2016. p. 169-202. (Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology).

Author

Heyd, Volker M ; Güldoğan , Emre ; Aydingün, Sengül. / Kanlıgeçit – Selimpaşa – Mikhalich and the Question of Anatolian Colonies in Early Bronze Age Southeast Europe. Of Odysseys and Oddities: Scales and modes of interaction between prehistoric Aegean societies and their neighbours. editor / Barry Molloy. Oxford : Oxbow Books, 2016. pp. 169-202 (Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology).

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