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Author Holt, Frank Lee.

Title Lost world of the golden king : in search of ancient Afghanistan / Frank L. Holt.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    939.6 HOL    Available
Description xxi, 343 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 22 cm.
Series Hellenistic culture and society ; 53
The Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature
Hellenistic culture and society; 53.
Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-328) and index.
Contents Introduction : a lost civilization -- The adventure begins : checklist numismatics -- A dangerous game : framework numismatics -- The gold colossus : novelty numismatics -- Telling tales : narrative numismatics -- Wanted, one Greek city : archaeology -- Letters here and there : epigraphy -- A perfect storm : rescue and revisionist numismatics -- A new beginning : cognitive numismatics I -- Coins and the collapse of civilization : cognitive numismatics II -- Conclusion : the lost world of the golden king.
Subject Eucratides, the Great, active 170 B.C.-145 B.C.
Greeks -- Afghanistan -- History -- To 1500.
Coins, Greek -- Bactria.
Coins, Greek -- Afghanistan.
Bactria -- Civilization.
Bactria -- Antiquities.
Afghanistan -- Civilization.
Afghanistan -- Antiquities.
ISBN 9780520273429 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0520273427 (cloth : acid-free paper)

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