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The seventy wonders of the ancient world : the great monuments and how they were built

Author: Christopher Scarre
Publisher: London ; New York, N.Y. : Thames & Hudson, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Full coverage from the first stone monuments in the fifth millennium B.C. to the Great Temple of the Aztecs in the sixteenth century A.D. with fascinating insights into the technological skills of our ancestors.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Scarre
ISBN: 0500050961 9780500050965
OCLC Number: 42136264
Description: 304 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: The Seven Wonders --
Tombs & cemeteries --
Temples & shrines --
Palaces, baths & arenas --
Fortifications --
Harbours, hydraulics & roads --
Colossal statues & monoliths.
Responsibility: edited by Chris Scarre.

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Full coverage from the first stone monuments in the fifth millennium B.C. to the Great Temple of the Aztecs in the sixteenth century A.D. with fascinating insights into the technological skills of our ancestors.

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