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NCE3 ---Lesson3

发布者: bison | 发布时间: 2005-10-18 00:06| 查看数: 6739| 评论数: 1|

<FONT size=4>Some time ago ,an interesting discovery was found by the archaeologists on Aegean island of Kea .An American team explored a temple which stands in an ancient city on the promontory of sp.  The city must have been prosperous ,for it enjoyed a high level of civilization .Houses ---often three storyes high ---were built of stone .The rooms were large with beautifully decorated walls .It must have been a drainage system ,for a great many clay pipes were found beneath the narrow streets .</FONT>
<FONT size=4>The temple which was found by the archaeologists used to be a place of worship from fifteen century B. C untill Roman times .In the most sacred room of the temple ,clay fragments of fifteen statues were foundEach of the fragment represented a goddness and had ,at one time ,been painted .The body of one statue was found   among the remains  dating from fifteen century B. C  .Its missing head happened to be among the remains of fifth century B. C .It must have been discovered during Classical time and carefully preserved .It was old an precious even then .</FONT>

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bison 发表于 2005-10-20 14:49:07
<FONT face=Arial>Some time ago ,an interesting discovery was made by the archaeologists on Aegean island of Kea .An American team explored a temple which stands in an ancient city on the promontory of ...The city must have been prosperous ,for it enjoyed a high level of civilization .Houses --often three storeys high --were built of stone .They have large rooms with beautifully decorated walls .The city was even equiped with a drainage system ,for clay pipes were found beneath the narrow streets .The temple which was explored by the archaeologists was used as a place of worship from the fifteenth century B. C until Roman times .In the most sacred room ,clay fragments of fifteen statues were found .Each of these represented a goddness and had ,at one time ,been painted .The body of one statue was found among remains dating from the fifteen century B. C .Its missing head happened to be among remains of fifth century B. C .The head must have discovered in Classical times and carefully preserved .It was very old and precious even then .The archaeologists reconstructed the fragments .They were amazed to find that the goddess turned out to be a very modern-looking woman who stood three feet high and her hands rested on her hips .She was wearing a ful-length skite which swept the ground.Despit her great age ,she was graceful indeed .But ,so far ,the archaeologists have been unable to discover her identity .</FONT>   
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