This is an ancient history of art The buildings and the ruins which still remain from these ancient times are in Egypt, Assyria, Persia, Judea, Asia Minor, Greece, Etruria, and Rome. Many of these have been excavated or uncovered, as, during the ages that have passed since their erection, they had been buried away from sight by the accumulation of earth about them.
The authors felt the need to mention something along the lines of "and there are plenty of other artists that we thought sucked too much to mention" on every couple pages or so. If you can get over that, the actual facts in this are interesting, if not a bit dry.25
Very well done!55