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by T. Pedrazzi
Part of 'The Great Mysteries of Archaeology' series, this book uncovers the lost city of Pompeii. Full colour photographs of original artefacts, mosaics, sculptures, reliefs and frescos bring the city to life.
Paperback, 189 pages
Published 2007 by David & Charles
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I was able to snag this book for cheap at a local bookstore and I really enjoyed it for what it is. Pompeii reminds me a lot of books I would see in Paris that gave some general information about key pieces of art in the major art museums that I imagine are generally sold to tourists. This book talks a lot about what life was like for people in Pompeii but also references pieces of art from there too. The images are very nice with quite a few them making me want to visit Napoli and Pompeii ...more