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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Exterior enclosure with First level portico and bas-relief Southern entrance
Second level Cosmic axis of the temple Galleries and internal towers Detail of a
high relief from the central tower of. 168 Asia.
The wall of the gallery of the external portico is decorated with bas-reliefs that
depicts battle scenes, but especially scenes of everyday life of the populace of
the time, described in a spontaneous and realistic visual language: with this king,
It stands out for its original round plan, unusual in Roman architecture with the
exception of the Pantheon (rebuilt by Hadrian, A.D. 115-127 over a previous
building ordered by Agrippa in 27 B.C.); beyond the rectilinear front with its
portico with ...
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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
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