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Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 462
Heading: Cement of Algiers, Para 10
Category: Architecture   Archaeology   Building Materials   Engineering   Materials Testing   
Topic: [Cement in Algiers is made of charcoal, lime, sand and a little oil, and baked for three days until it is very hard. The method is believed to have come from the Romans. The composition of Algiers glue is also given]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 475
Heading: Egyptian Temples. [From Personal Observation]
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   Architecture   Building Materials   Engineering   Materials Testing   
Topic: The numerous antique temples that still decorate the Egyptian plains, are mostly built of a compact sandstone...
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 149, 04/09/30 p. 559
Heading: Mosaic Pavements, Para 13
Category: Geography   Italy   Architecture   Art   Building Materials   Engineering   Materials Testing   
Topic: [The pavements of churches in Sicily are often decorated with marbles cut in hollowed patterns, into which is poured melted "asphaltum". The asphalt occurs naturally, mixed with sand]

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