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Villa of the Birds The Excavation and Preservation of the Kom al-Dikka Mosaics (American Research Center in Egypt Conservation) by Wojciech Kolataj

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Published by American University in Cairo Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • African archaeology,
  • Classical Greek & Roman archaeology,
  • Mosaics,
  • Residential buildings, domestic buildings,
  • Architecture,
  • Ancient Egypt,
  • Historic Preservation,
  • Architecture / Historic Preservation

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9191138M
ISBN 109774160762
ISBN 109789774160769

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Book Description: 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. Yes, Villa The Birds does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions/10(5).   Villa of the Birds: The Excavation and Preservation of the Kom al-Dikka Mosaics (American Research Center in Egypt Conservation Book 3) - Kindle edition by Kolataj, Wojcech, Majcherek, Grzegorz. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Villa of the Birds: 5/5(1). Even though the Villa of the Birds is one of Alexandria’s most recent discoveries, in a city of beautiful antiquity it should definitely be on your ‘places to visit in Alexandria’ list! Unearthed as recently as by the Polish Archaeological Mission, Villa of the Birds in the northern Egyptian Mediterranean port city of Alexandria.

Yes, Villa The Birds does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions. In a beautiful, quiet location close to Perissa, within walking distance of Perissa’s black sandy beach, The Birds Villa Apartments offer guests complimentary transportation to and from the port. All air-conditioned apartments have sea or mountain-view balconies. They feature a well-equipped kitchenette, a separate bedroom and private bathroom/10(38). Villa of the Birds at Alexandria Whilst visitingKom el dikka ampithea we were also able to see the area that is known as the 'villa of the birds',it has tiny intricate mosaic tiles of beautiful birds,which are from the remains of a large villa that originally stood . The Birds Villa Apartments lies in Perissa Beach on the road to Ancient Thira at the base of the Mesa Vouno mountain, under the protection of Katefiani monastery, just meters from the black volcanic beach of Perissa. The large fresh water swimming pools are surrounded by high walls for absolute privacy.

The scenes of Tippi Hedren driving her Aston Martin into Bodega Bay were filmed on Bay Hill Road, about a mile and a half north of the Visitors Center. There is a guide book with more information about the filming of “The Birds” available at . The masterstroke of the Villa of the Birds, though, is the seven floor mosaics, which display a wide range of stylistic motifs and color schemes indicating that at its peak, the house embodied lavish Greco-Roman design and architecture. Mosaic A5, bird panels, detail of restored parrot Photo: Edwin Brock. Book the best range of villas in Bali from an award winning team that knows what service means. When you book your Bali villas with us your booking more than just a villa, you get a unique experience! We provide the following with every booking over 5 days PLUS and stay over 5 nights gets the following extra specials: Free airport transfers. The Roman house known as The Villa of the Birds is named after the exceptional pavement depicting nine recognizable birds: pigeons, peacock, parrot, quail and water hen. A mosaic surface of ms created by ancient artisans using different techniques to adorn floors are actually preserved as fire had damaged the mosaics in the late third.