The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

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Peter A. Clayton, Martin Price
Routledge, 1988 - History - 178 pages
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Sets each of the seven wonders in their historical context, bringing together materials from ancient sources and the results of modern excavations to suggest why particular places and objects have been seen as the touchstone for human achievement.

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User Review  - Anastasia - Goodreads

Great book with lots of information and excellent sense of time. It quotes original writers rather then giving an overview. It would be 5 star if it had pictures to match. Read full review

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I knew most of what they said, from the other books I've read. Read full review

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Peter A. Clayton is an archaeologist who has excavated sites in Egypt and England. He edits "Minerva: The International Review of Ancient Art and Archaeology.

Price was Deputy Keeper of the Department of Coins and Medals in the British Museum and, at the time of his early death, he was Director of the British School of Archaeology in Athens.

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