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The Ancient World is the perfect subject for Stephen Biesty's illustrations - beautifully constructed, technologically advanced, and teeming with life. There are cross-sections, cut-aways and explosions, authoritative annotations, lists and explanations. Covers: Rome - including the Colosseum, the Forum, the Baths and chariot racing at the Circus Maximus Egypt - including the Valley of the Kings, the pyramids and Sphinx of Giza and preparation of a mummy and Egyptian funeral Greece - including Athenian warships at the sacred island of Delos, the rich silver mines of Laurion, the Acropolis and the sacred oracle at Delphi This book is destined to bring the ancient world to life for a wide range of readers.