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Bavikonda a Buddhist site in North coastal Andhra Pradesh by N. R. V. Prasad

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Published by Dept. of Archaeology & Museums, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh in Hyderabad .
Written in English



  • Bavikonda Site (India),
  • Andhra Pradesh (India),
  • India,
  • Andhra Pradesh.


  • Buddhist antiquities -- India -- Andhra Pradesh.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- India -- Andhra Pradesh.,
  • Bavikonda Site (India),
  • Andhra Pradesh (India) -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [66]-69).

Statementby N.R.V. Prasad.
SeriesArchaeological series ;, no. 72, Arch. series ;, no. 72.
LC ClassificationsDS486.B3686 P73 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination69 p. :
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL948570M
LC Control Number95905861

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