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The architecture of Petra

Author: Judith McKenzie
Publisher: Oxford : Oxbow Books ; Oakville, CT : Distributed by the David Brown Book Co., 2005.
Series: British Academy monographs in archaeology, no. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An illustrated catalogue of the main monuments of Petra. Seeking the origins of Petra's particular architecture and its close relations with the architectural scenes on the walls of Pompeii, it  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith McKenzie
ISBN: 184217164X 9781842171646
OCLC Number: 61157243
Notes: Originally published: Oxford ; New York : Published for the British Academy, the British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem and the British Institute at Amman for Archaeology and History by Oxford University Press, ©1990.
Description: xxii, 209 pages, 245, 9 pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 31 cm.
Contents: Discovery, recording and dating of the facades of Petra --
The Nabataean tombs at Medain Saleh: a re-examination --
The chronology of the principal monuments at Petra --
The architectural remains from Alexandria and their chronology --
The architecture of Alexandria and its reflection in the architecture at Petra and in second style Pompeian wall painting --
The city of Petra --
The tombs of Petra --
Summary and conclusions --
Catalogue of the principal monuments at Petra.
Series Title: British Academy monographs in archaeology, no. 1.
Responsibility: Judith McKenzie.
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