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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Detail of the interior courtyard of the Palace of the. corporated into the
constructions by Bramante and those later erected by Pius VI for the Museo Pio-
Clementino. Alexander VI (1492-1503) returned the papal residence to the
Palace of ...
The plan of the entire building was also to some extent conditioned by the layout
of the old basilica: instead of the large courtyards with narrow porticoes, typical of
the traditional plans of eastern mosques, here the proportions were inverted, ...
The second complex, with a magnificent and immense entrance and colonnade,
a porticoed courtyard, and a hall crowded with tall columns, was built at the
command of Amenophis III, the protagonist of the decorations of the 'chamber of
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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
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Cecilia Gibellini Camilla Palestra
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