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St Martin, Wharram Percy, North Yorkshire

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NOTES: Wharram Percy is a deserted medieval village site on the chalk wolds of the old East Riding, now North Yorkshire. The church was used intermittently just after World War II but fell into rapid decay during the 1950s and 1960s. It is now a maintained ruin in the care of English Heritage. During a total excavation of the church in 1962-1974, indications of 12 building phases were uncovered from the 10th to the 19th centuries.

Sphinx and the pyramids of Chephren (Khafre) and Mycerinus (Menkaure), Giza

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NOTES: The Sphinx dates from c. 2550-2500 BC and the pyramids of Chephren (Khafre) and Mycerinus (Menkaure) from 2589-2530 BC.

Foro Romano, Rome, seen from the Capitoline Hill: the Arch of Septimius Severus in the foreground and the Colosseum in the distance

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SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Vedute di Roma (Rome, [1747?-1788]), pl. 40

Foro Romano, Rome: the Temple of Castor and Pollux and Santa Maria Liberatrice in the left foreground and Monte Aventino in the distance

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SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Vedute di Roma (Rome, [1747?-1788]), pl. 41 NOTES: Santa Maria Liberatrice was built in the 18th century over the ruins of Santa Maria Antiqua, one of Rome's most important churches in the 9th century. It was pulled down in 1901-1902 in order to excavate the remains of Santa Maria Antiqua which are now protected in a modern brick building.

Forum of Augustus (erroneously called Forum of Nerva), Rome

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SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Vedute di Roma (Rome, [1747?-1788]), pl. 42 NOTES: Built to commemorate the Battle of Philippi, the Forum of Augustus is dedicated to Mars Ultor. It is dominated by the Temple of Mars Ultor, dedicated in 2BC.

Foro Romano, Rome: the Arch of Septimius Severus and the church of Santi Luca e Martina

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Berrettini da Cortona, Pietro (1596-1669)
SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Vedute di Roma (Rome, [1747?-1788]), pl. 54 NOTES: The church, now standing on a terrace overlooking the excavated Roman Forum, was founded in the 7th century and rebuilt in 1635-1650 by Pietro da Cortona.

Arch of Constantine and the Colosseum, Rome

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SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Vedute di Roma (Rome, [1747?-1788]), pl. 56 NOTES: The Arch of Constantine was erected in 315AD.

Basilica of Constantine (or Basilica of Maxentius), Rome

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SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Vedute di Roma (Rome, [1747?-1788]), pl. 114

Baths of Trajan (erroneously called Baths of Titus), Rome

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SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Vedute di Roma (Rome, [1747?-1788]), pl. 123
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