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Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History

Author:  Patrick Hunt

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Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History

English

ISBN: 1440628998

EAN: 9781440628993

Category: Travel / Museums, Tours, Points Of Interest/Social Science / Archaeology/History / Ancient / General

Publisher: Plume

Release Date: 09/25/2007

Age Range: 18-UP

Synopsis: 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.


Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History

Illustrated: No

Format: eBook - EPUB

Pages: 240