The Archaeology Detectives
Paul G. Bahn
Reader's Digest, 2001 - Architecture - 240 pages
Gripping and enlightening, this picture-packed book presents an insider's view of the scrupulous delving and deducing behind today's detailed picture of the human past. A sweeping global tour illuminates spectacular discoveries, like King Tut's tomb and Pompeii, as well as lesser-known findings.
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