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Alexandria
http://pharos.bu.edu/Egypt/Alexandria/
An informative site about Alexandria's Ptolemaic, Roman, Arab, and Modern periods, including a picture gallery and visitors guide.

Books
Alexandria: The Sunken City
by William La Riche
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1996.
Using vivid underwater photography, this book illustrates how ancient Alexandrian artifacts were recovered.
Ptolemaic Alexandria
by P. M. Fraser
Clarendon Press, 1972.
This scholarly and comprehensive history charts the course of Alexandria from its founding by Alexander the Great to its days as the most powerful city in the Mediterranean World.
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
by Peter Clayton and Martin Price
Routledge, 1988.
This book places each of the seven wonders into a historical context and discusses the ways that archaeologists have reconstructed and interpreted them.


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