Villa of the Birds
The Excavation and Preservation of the Kom Al-Dikka MosaicseBook - 2007
This fascinating book 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, Villa of the Birds is an engaging and informative account of how these ancient dwellings were unearthed, and how the famous mosaic floors were brought to light two thousand years after they were laid.
Publisher: Cairo : American University in Cairo Press, 2007.
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 126,  p. of plates : ill.