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The Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World: The Great Monuments and How They Were Built

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Expanding upon the theme of the traditional Seven Wonders, this authoritative and profusely illustrated compendium celebrates the achievements of those ancient builders who created huge and impressive structures without the benefit of modern technology. 350 illustrations, 100 in color.

Synopsis:

How were the ancient wonders of the world built? This text examines spectacular feats of engineering and celebrates the achievements of the builders who worked without the aid of modern technology. It includes 70 wonders, from the Great Wall of China to Inca bridges.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-297) and index.

Table of Contents

The Seven Wonders — Tombs & cemeteries — Temples & shrines — Palaces, baths & arenas — Fortifications — Harbours, hydraulics & roads — Colossal statues & monoliths.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500050965
Editor:
Scarre, Chris
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Editor:
Scarre, Chris
Author:
Scarre, Chris
Location:
London :
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Ancient - General
Subject:
Buildings
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Curiosities and wonders
Subject:
Monuments
Subject:
Art, ancient
Subject:
Architecture, ancient
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Archaeology-General
Copyright:
Series Volume:
Nr. 8
Publication Date:
19991031
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
10.62x8.04x1.28 in. 3.32 lbs.

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