The Lost World of Pompeii by Colin Amery

The Lost World of Pompeii by Colin Amery

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This text explores the history of Pompeii from its origins to its tragic destruction. It discusses the repercussions of the discoveries made there on art, archaeology and interior design, and explains the ongoing conservation and renovation work that is taking place at the site.

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When the volcano Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, the city of Pompeii was buried in ash and rock, then forgotten, left almost perfectly preserved for centuries. Archaeological excavation of the site began in 1748 and revealed extraordinary evidence about public and private life at the height of the Roman Empire. In this text, Colin Amery and Brian Curran of the World Monuments Fund describe the history of Pompeii from its origins to its tragic destruction. They discuss the repercussions of the discoveries made there on art, archaeology and interior design, and explain the ongoing conservation and renovation work that is taking place at the site.

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SKU GOR001624023
Title The Lost World of Pompeii
Author By (author) Colin Amery
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Year Published 2002
Number of Pages 192
ISBN 10 0711219664
ISBN 13 9780711219663
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and previous use.
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When the volcano Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, the city of Pompeii was buried in ash and rock, then forgotten, left almost perfectly preserved for centuries. Archaeological excavation of the site began in 1748 and revealed extraordinary evidence about public and private life at the height of the Roman Empire. In this text, Colin Amery and Brian Curran of the World Monuments Fund describe the history of Pompeii from its origins to its tragic destruction. They discuss the repercussions of the discoveries made there on art, archaeology and interior design, and explain the ongoing conservation and renovation work that is taking place at the site.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001624023
Title The Lost World of Pompeii
Author By (author) Colin Amery
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Year Published 2002
Number of Pages 192
ISBN 10 0711219664
ISBN 13 9780711219663
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and previous use.
Ex Library No