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Stone adzes of Hong Kong

Pamela Rumball Rogers

Stone adzes of Hong Kong

an illustrated typology

by Pamela Rumball Rogers

  • 165 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Urban Council in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hong Kong (China),
  • China,
  • Hong Kong.
    • Subjects:
    • Adzes -- China -- Hong Kong.,
    • Hong Kong (China) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHsiang-kang shih pen.
      Statementby Pamela Rumball Rogers & Valerie Ward = [Hsiang-kang shih pen : shih pen lei hsing fen hsi / Lo Pʻa-mei, Hua Li-li ho chu].
      SeriesOccasional paper / Hong Kong Museum of History ;, no. 1, Occasional paper (Hong Kong Museum of History) ;, no. 1.
      ContributionsWard, Valerie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS796.H747 R64 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination164 p. :
      Number of Pages164
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3802390M
      LC Control Number81106962

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      Last revision date: 20 May, of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region issued by Architectural Services Department. (ii) General Specification for Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Ventilation and Central Monitoring and Control System Installation in Government Buildings of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region issued by Architectural Services Department.

      Breaking news and analysis on politics, business, world national news, entertainment more. In-depth DC, Virginia, Maryland news coverage including traffic, weather, crime, education, restaurant. Early inhabitants. Hong Kong has supported human life since at least the late Stone Age. Finds uncovered at almost archaeological sites in the territory, including a rich burial ground discovered on the island of Ma Wan in and three hoards on the west coast of the Tuen Mun peninsula, suggest that the inhabitants of these settlements were warlike.


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