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Villa of the birds : the excavation and preservation of the Kom al-Dikka mosaics

Author: Wojciech Kołątaj; Grzegorz Majcherek; Ewa Parandowska
Publisher: Cairo : American University in Cairo Press, 2007.
Series: American Research Center in Egypt Conservation series, 3.
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This title describes the excavation and preservation of three early Roman villas in Egypt's ancient port city of Alexandria. Chronicling the work of the Polish Archaeological Mission in Alexandria, it is an informative account of how these ancient dwellings were unearthed, and how the famous mosaic floors were brought to light 2000 years after they were laid.
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Kołątaj, Wojciech.
Villa of the Birds : The Excavation and Preservation of the Kom al-Dikka Mosaics.
Cairo : American University in Cairo Press, ©1900
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wojciech Kołątaj; Grzegorz Majcherek; Ewa Parandowska
ISBN: 9774160762 9781936190584 1936190583 9789774160769 9781936190034 1936190036
OCLC Number: 931822886
Notes: "An American Research Center in Egypt edition."
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Illustrations; Introduction; Archaeological Research Work; Mosaics Conservation Work; Archaeological and Functional Assumptions; The Shelter Design; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: American Research Center in Egypt Conservation series, 3.
Responsibility: Wojciech Kołątaj, Grzegorz Majcherek, and Ewa Parandowska.

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This title describes the excavation and preservation of three early Roman villas in Egypt's ancient port city of Alexandria. Chronicling the work of the Polish Archaeological Mission in Alexandria, it is an informative account of how these ancient dwellings were unearthed, and how the famous mosaic floors were brought to light 2000 years after they were laid.

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