DK Eyewitness Books: Treasure

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Penguin, Jun 21, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 72 pages
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Eyewitness Treasure takes a look at the wide variety of precious objects that have been the seeds of greed, conquest, crime, and adventure over the history of humankind. Read about how these treasures were created, how they were lost, and how they've been uncovered by explorers and scientists.
 

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Contents

6 Precious treasure
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8 Earliest treasures
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10 A glint of gold
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12 Jewels and jade
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14 The finest things
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16 Royal splendor
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18 Sacred treasure
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20 Pigments and pages
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42 Treasure seekers
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44 Archeology in action
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46 Discovery at Saqqara
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48 Searching the seabed
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50 Time capsules
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52 Whose treasure?
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54 On show
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56 Safe and sound
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22 Treasures in the tomb
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24 Precious offerings
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26 Hidden hoards
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28 Lost cities
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30 Sunken treasure
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32 Spanish treasure fleets
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34 Invaders and raiders
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36 Pirates and buccaneers
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38 Grave robbers
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40 Quest for El Dorado
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58 Fakes and forgeries
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60 Still undiscovered
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62 Treasure in the future
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64 Timeline of treasure
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66 Treasure map of the world
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68 Find out more
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70 Lore and legend
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71 Glossary
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72 Index
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