Alexandria : The Sunken City

Alexandria : The Sunken City

by William La Riche
     
 

The illustrated story of the underwater exploration of the Pharos site and harbour complex by Jean-Yves Empereur and his team in 1994/5. Revealing traces of the famous lighthouse (one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World), this exhilarating book recounts the campaigns that salvaged colossal broken statues, architectural blocks, and a dozen sphinx from the sea. An…  See more details below

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The illustrated story of the underwater exploration of the Pharos site and harbour complex by Jean-Yves Empereur and his team in 1994/5. Revealing traces of the famous lighthouse (one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World), this exhilarating book recounts the campaigns that salvaged colossal broken statues, architectural blocks, and a dozen sphinx from the sea. An irresistible glimpse of the hellenistic city of the Ptolemies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780297821809
Publisher:
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date:
06/01/1997
Pages:
135
Product dimensions:
10.40(w) x 12.16(h) x 0.76(d)

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