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Treasures of the Pharaohs
Treasures of the Pharaohs
by Delia Pemberton
About the Author
Delia Pemberton lectures on Egyptology at the British Museum and the University of London. She has lived in Egypt and is the author of numerous books and articles on the subject. Joann Fletcher, PhD., is an Egyptologist who specializes in the study of... (read more)

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Oriental Institute 2010-2011 Annual Report
Oriental Institute 2010-2011 Annual Report
by Gil Stein
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The Oriental Institute Annual Reports contain yearly summaries of the activities of the Institute's faculty, staff, and reseatch projects, as well as descriptions of special events and other Institute functions. The reports are complimentary to Members... (read more)

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Ancient Civilizations of Mexico
Ancient Civilizations of Mexico
by Herbert Spinden
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Originally published in 1928 by the Anthropological Handbook Fund, New York. The extent and variety of pre-Columbian civilizations in the New World come to life in this work from the golden age of anthropology. The author was assistant curator of... (read more)

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Egypt: How a Lost Civilization Was Rediscovered
Egypt: How a Lost Civilization Was Rediscovered
by Joyce A Tyldesley
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Joyce Tyldesley is Honorary Research Fellow at the School of Archaeology, Classics, and Oriental Studies at Liverpool University. She is a freelance writer and lecturer on Egyptian archaeology, has made regular radio broadcasts, and has acted as... (read more)

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Nefertiti: Unlocking the Mystery Surrounding Egypt's Most Famous and Beautiful Queen
Nefertiti: Unlocking the Mystery Surrounding Egypt's Most Famous and Beautiful Queen
by Joyce Tyldesley
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Joyce Tyldesley, holder of a doctorate from Oxford University, is Honorary Research Fellow at the School of Archaeology, Classics, and Oriental Studies at Liverpool University, England. She is the author of Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh and Daughters of... (read more)

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Grahame Clark: An Intellectual Biography of an Archaeologist
Grahame Clark: An Intellectual Biography of an Archaeologist
by Brian Fagan
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Fagan (anthropology, U. of California-Santa Barbara) presents a biography of British anthropologist Clark (1907-95), who transformed the discipline from little more than an elite pastime of classifying artifacts, into a study of the human past based... (read more)

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Discoveries: Lost Cities of the Maya (Discoveries)
Discoveries: Lost Cities of the Maya (Discoveries)
by Claude Baudez
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The story of the rediscovery of the lost Mayan ruins eight to ten centuries after their abandonment, lavishly illustrated and including historical documents. Originally published in French in 1987 (Gallimard). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland,... (read more)

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ABC of Egyptian Hieroglyphs
ABC of Egyptian Hieroglyphs
by Jaromir Malek
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This publication explains some of the fundamental rules of the hieroglyphic script and Egyptian language using illustrated examples from the Ashmolean's notable Egyptian collection.... (read more)

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An Introduction to the Study of the Maya Hieroglyphs
An Introduction to the Study of the Maya Hieroglyphs
by Sylvanus Griswold Morley
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Classic study by truly great figure in hieroglyph research. Still the best introduction for the student. 117 illustrations.... (read more)

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The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen
The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen
by Howard Carter
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November 4, 1922. For six seasons the legendary Valley of the Kings has yielded no secrets to Howard Carter and his archeological team: "We had almost made up our minds that we were beaten," he writes, "and were preparing to leave The Valley and try our... (read more)

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Maya Archaelogist
Maya Archaelogist
by J Eric S Thompson
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J. Eric S. Thompson, one of the world's foremost Maya scholars, is a veteran of archaeological field expeditions to southern Mexico and Central America. Associated with the Carnegie Institution of Washington for many years, he now lives near Cambridge... (read more)

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Stonehenge
Stonehenge
by Robin Heath
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Once part of a large culture of stone circles, Stonehenge—built around 3000 B.C. and developed over the next 1,500 years—is the most famous. The remains of a once-wealthy and evidently learned tribal community, it reflects the... (read more)

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Everyday Life of the Aztecs
Everyday Life of the Aztecs
by Warwick Bray
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A reconstruction of Aztec life on the eve of Cortes' arrival. A reprint of the 1968 edition. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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The Prehistory of Colorado and Adjacent Areas
The Prehistory of Colorado and Adjacent Areas
by Tammy Stone
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What we now call Colorado has been peopled for at least 12,000 years. This short, accessible account of the state's human past, based on the archaeological record, reconstructs past lifeways using current theory and explanations. Using a regional... (read more)

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Tropical Forest Archaeology in Western Pichincha, Ecuador
Tropical Forest Archaeology in Western Pichincha, Ecuador
by Ron D Lippi
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This case study for beginning students combines discussion of the travails of conducting archaeology in the tropical forest with a discussion of the results of the author's research. It offers a detailed look at surveying through a description of a... (read more)

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The Bog People: Iron-Age Man Preserved (New York Review Books Classics)
The Bog People: Iron-Age Man Preserved (New York Review Books Classics)
by P V Glob
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A fascinating account of the discoveries and of what they tell us about the life and death of the Iron Age people. — Times Literary Supplement Glob deserves gratitude not only for preserving these astonishing underground survivors physically, but... (read more)

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Ghosts of Vesuvius: A New Look at the Last Days of Pompeii, How Towers Fell, and Other Strange Connections
Ghosts of Vesuvius: A New Look at the Last Days of Pompeii, How Towers Fell, and Other Strange Connections
by Charles Pellegrino
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Charles Pellegrino has been known to work simultaneously in entomology, forensic physics, paleo-genetics, preliminary design of advanced rocket systems, astrobiology, and marine archaeology. The author of eighteen books of fiction and nonfiction... (read more)

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Hatchepsut: The Female Pharoah
Hatchepsut: The Female Pharoah
by Joyce Tyldesley
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Joyce Tyldesley, holder of a doctorate from Oxford University, is Honorary Research Fellow at the School of Archaeology, Classics, and Oriental Studies at Liverpool University, England. She is the author of Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh and Daughters of... (read more)

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Moctezuma's Mexico :visions of the Aztec world
Moctezuma's Mexico :visions of the Aztec world
by David Carrasco
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Over 150 photographs of artifacts, buildings, and manuscripts, combine with four essays to present a nonacademic exploration of Mexico's final pre-Columbian empire. Coordinated with (but not the catalog for) an exhibit at the Denver Museum of Natural... (read more)

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The Viking
The Viking
by Alan Baker
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"Oh, Lord, save us from the rage of the Nordic people." -Ninth-century French prayer One moment they were a mere speck on the sea; the next, a murderous force slashing its way into unprotected monasteries and villages; routing proud armies; and pillaging... (read more)

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