Written by leading scholars, each book in this series provides an up-to-date assessment of a particular area of the ancient world. Abundantly illustrated in full color, the series places readers at the cutting edge of modern archaeological thinking.
The book reveals the functions, meanings, and construction techniques of Egyptian pyramids, Mesopotamian ziggurats, Buddhist stupas, Khmer temple-towers, and Maya terraced pyramids.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - keylawk - LibraryThing
Using the inclusive definition of "Pyramid" -- including artificial mounds, stupas, ziggurats, tetrahedrons, and even polygonal coursing , and "truncated forms" [citing Paz, 150-151] -- the author ... Read full review
A Brief History of Pyramids
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