World Heritage: Archaeological Sites and Urban Centres
First volume of three that Skira and UNESCO are launching to illustrate and describe world heritage places. This volume, devoted specifically to archaeological areas and urban centres, focuses on forty-six emblematic instances of diverse geographic, cultural, and historic sites, distant in time and space, but presented together in a single, clear, and fascinating collection. With this instrument for learning and understanding, and through a particularly rich array of images, places of all sorts, distant in time and space, can be found together in a single, clear, and fascinating collection devoted to the complex paths of human history and culture: a true heritage of every nation and every individual.
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House of the Vettii , detail of the fresco with Cupid on a Chariot Drawn by Dolphins . Villa of the Mysteries , detail of the frieze frescoed with scenes of the rites of the Eleusinian mysteries . THE PAINTED DECORATION The exceedingly ...
Detail of the monumental coffered vaults of the basilica of Maxentius built at the beginning of the fourth century A.D. Detail of the remains of the trabeation and columns of. Detail of the trabeation of the temple built in Nerva's ...
Detail with an Assyrian soldier bringing prisoners of war who are in turn proffering gifts ; frieze of the access ramps of the Apadana . Detail with camel driver ; frieze of the access ramps of the Apadana .
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Monumental Sites : Treasury of World Culture Series UNESCO World Heritage (World Heritage)User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This lavishly illustrated work is the second of three volumes in the "UNESCO World Heritage" series, which draws from some 700 sites on the World Heritage List to present works thematically. This ... Read full review
Treasury of World Culture : Archaeological Sites and Urban Centers UNESCO World Heritage (UNESCO World Heritage)User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
For more than 30 years, the World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has identified and documented sites that represent "the cultural ... Read full review
Contents Vatican City 90
Cecilia Gibellini Camilla Palestra
Bamberg Cracow Pietro Allegretti
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