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The world’s greatest archaeological finds and what they tell us about lost civilizations

Renowned archaeologist Patrick Hunt brings his top ten list of ancient archaeological discoveries to life in this concise and captivating book. The Rosetta Stone, Troy, Nineveh's Assyrian Library, King Tut’s Tomb, Machu Picchu, Pompeii, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Thera, Olduvai Gorge, and the Tomb of 10,000 Warriors—Hunt reveals the fascinating stories of these amazing discoveries and explains the ways in which they added to our knowledge of human history and permanently altered our worldview. Part travel guide to the wonders of the world and part primer on ancient world history, Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History captures the awe and excitement of finding a lost window into ancient civilization.

Synopsis:

Renowned archaeologist Hunt brings his top ten list of ancient archaeological discoveries to life, in this concise and captivating book that captures the awe and excitement of finding a lost window into ancient civilization.

About the Author

PATRICK HUNT is in the Classics Department at Stanford University, where he has been teaching archaeology, mythology, and art history since 1994. He has been featured on the History Channel and in Archaeology magazine for his Hannibal alpine research and directs Stanfor‛s Alpine Archaeology project in France, Italy, and Switzerland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780452288775
Author:
Hunt, Patrick
Publisher:
Plume Books
Subject:
History
Subject:
Ancient - General
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Antiquities
Subject:
Expeditions & Discoveries
Subject:
Historic sites
Subject:
World History-Ancient History
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.60x5.80x.55 in. .43 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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