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Author Kołątaj, Wojciech.

Title Villa of the birds : the excavation and preservation of the Kom al-Dikka mosaics / Wojciech Kołątaj, Grzegorz Majcherek, and Ewa Parandowska
Edition American Research Center in Egypt edition
Published Cairo : American University in Cairo Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (x, 126 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), map, plans
Series American Research Center in Egypt conservation series ; 3
American Research Center in Egypt Conservation series ; 3
Summary This title describes the excavation and preservation of three early Roman villas in Egypt's ancient port city of Alexandria. Chronicling the work of the Polish Archaeological Mission in Alexandria, it is an informative account of how these ancient dwellings were unearthed, and how the famous mosaic floors were brought to light 2000 years after they were laid
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- Egypt -- Alexandria -- History.
Mosaics, Roman -- Conservation and restoration -- Egypt -- Alexandria.
Alexandria (Egypt) -- Antiquities.
Form Electronic book
Author Majcherek, Grzegorz.
Parandowska, Ewa.
ISBN 1936190036 (ebook)
9781936190034 (ebook)