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Babylon of Egypt : the archaeology of old Cairo and the origins of the city

Author: Peter Shaheen
Publisher: Cairo : American University in Cairo Press, 2010.
Series: Arce conservation series, 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This book presents a history of Old Cairo based on new archaeological evidence gathered between 2000 and 2006 during a major project to lower the groundwater level affecting the churches and monuments of this area of Cairo known by the Romans as Babylon. Examination of the material and structural remains revealed a sequence of continuous occupation extending from the sixth century BC to the present day.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Shaheen
ISBN: 9789774162992 9774162994 9781936190072 1936190079
OCLC Number: 801841343
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 179 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series Title: Arce conservation series, 4.
Responsibility: Peter Shaheen.

Abstract:

This book presents a history of Old Cairo based on new archaeological evidence gathered between 2000 and 2006 during a major project to lower the groundwater level affecting the churches and monuments of this area of Cairo known by the Romans as Babylon. Examination of the material and structural remains revealed a sequence of continuous occupation extending from the sixth century BC to the present day.

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