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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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Discoveries: Search for Ancient Greece (Discoveries)
Discoveries: Search for Ancient Greece (Discoveries)
by Francoise Etienne
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Etienne takes readers on a fascinating voyage of discovery--of ancient Greek civilization and of the people who studied it. Why has Greece served as a model for so many other civilizations? How did technology and politics combine in the growth of... (read more)

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Dover Pictorial Archives #2: Egyptian Magic
Dover Pictorial Archives #2: Egyptian Magic
by E A Wallis Budge
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Sums up all that is known about magic in Ancient Egypt: the role of magic in controlling the gods, powerful amulets that warded off evil spirits, scarabs of immortality, use of wax images, formulas and spells, the secret name, much more.... (read more)

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Stonehenge & the Great Pyramid: Window on the Universe
Stonehenge & the Great Pyramid: Window on the Universe
by Bonnie Gaunt
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This first book on the sacred geometry of these two ancient and mystical sites, the Great Pyramid and Stonehenge, is a fascinating study of the geometry and inner mathematics encompassed by and encoded in these structures. Chapters include information... (read more)

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Mound Builders and Cliff Dwellers
Mound Builders and Cliff Dwellers
by Time Life
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Readers assume the role of archaeologists, uncovering secrets of ancient civilizations. Stunning photographs and illustrations, plus detailed cutaways, maps and diagrams.... (read more)

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Yucatan Before and After the Conquest (Native American)
Yucatan Before and After the Conquest (Native American)
by Diego De Landa
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Only significant account done of Yucatan in post-Conquest era. Describes geography and natural history of the peninsula, gives brief history of Mayan life, discusses Spanish conquest and its effects, and provides a long summary of Maya civilization... (read more)

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Animal Bones Interpreting the Past
Animal Bones Interpreting the Past
by James Rackham
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The bones of animals are common finds on many excavations. Interesting as evidence of the occurrence of animals, both domestic and wild, at various times throughout history, bones can also yield information about the human societies that hunted or kept... (read more)

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Discoveries: Golden Treasures of Troy (Discoveries)
Discoveries: Golden Treasures of Troy (Discoveries)
by Herve Duchene
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A German businessman-turned-archaeologist, Heinrich Schliemann (1822-1890) had a lifelong dream: to find the world of Homer--the mythical cities of Troy, Ithaca, and Mycenae--and search for its long-hidden riches. Now, this fascinating volume reveals the... (read more)

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Tutankhamen: The Life and Death of the Boy-King (Us)
Tutankhamen: The Life and Death of the Boy-King (Us)
by Christine El Mahdy
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When Tutankhamen's tomb was discovered in 1922, even the most experienced archaeologists joined the international community in marveling at the incredible wealth-and seemingly bizarre rituals-of ancient Egypt. What kind of society could produce such... (read more)

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Understanding Heiroglyphs: Complete Introductory Guide
Understanding Heiroglyphs: Complete Introductory Guide
by Hilary Wilson
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Hieroglyphs depict a vivid picture of everyday Egyptian life of long ago. Readers can decode these hieroglyphs on their own with the help of this easy-to-follow, fully illustrated book.... (read more)

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Search for Ancient Egypt
Search for Ancient Egypt
by Jean Vercoutter
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New Horizons. The hidden world of the pharoahs, rediscovered and revealed by such men as Howard Carter, discoverer of the tomb of Tutankhamun.... (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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The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79 and the subsequent destruction of the thriving Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum are historic disasters of monumental proportions, resonating across millennia and remembered to this very day. Now Dr... (read more)

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Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs: A Souvenir Book
Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs: A Souvenir Book
by Zahi A Hawass
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Small-format souvenir book based on the official exhibition catalog, featuring groundbreaking information from the Tut mummy scan and the most spectacular artifacts from the 27-month, 4-city exhibition.... (read more)

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Dawn of Belief: Religion in the Upper Paleolithic of Southwestern Europe
Dawn of Belief: Religion in the Upper Paleolithic of Southwestern Europe
by D Bruce Dickson
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Hunter-gatherers of the Upper Paleolithic period of the late Pleistocene epoch in western Europe left a legacy of cave paintings and material remains that have long fascinated modern man. This book draws on theories derived from cultural anthropology and... (read more)

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Hatchepsut: The Female Pharoah
Hatchepsut: The Female Pharoah
by Joyce Tyldesley
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Egypt?s Queen?or, as she would prefer to be remembered, King?Hatchepsut ruled over an age of peace, prosperity, and remarkable architectural achievement (c. 1490 b.c.). Had she been born a man, her reign would almost certainly have been remembered for... (read more)

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Early Europe: Mysteries in Stone
Early Europe: Mysteries in Stone
by Time Life
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Readers assume the role of archaeologists, uncovering secrets of ancient civilizations. Stunning photographs and illustrations, plus detailed cutaways, maps and diagrams.... (read more)

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Life in Ancient Egypt
Life in Ancient Egypt
by Adolf Erman
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The fullest, most thoroughly detailed account — including much material not found in more recent books — of domestic life, religion, magic, medicine, commerce, and much more in ancient Egypt. Many illustrations reproduce tomb... (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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Archaeology and Prehistory
Archaeology and Prehistory
by Pam J Crabtree
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This new introduction to archaeology integrates world prehistory with discussion of archeological methods and techniques. It introduces archaeological methods gradually and in context through the use of Archaeology in Practice boxes which give students a... (read more)

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Etruscans: Italy's Lovers of Life
Etruscans: Italy's Lovers of Life
by Time Life
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Readers assume the role of archaeologists, uncovering secrets of ancient civilizations. Stunning photographs and illustrations, plus detailed cutaways, maps and diagrams.... (read more)

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