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History's mysteries [electronic resource] : people, places, and oddities lost in the sands of time / by Brian Haughton.

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  • ISBN: 9781601637321 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1601637322 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (287 p.) : ill., maps.
  • Publisher: Franklin Lakes, N.J. : New Page Books, c2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-280) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Lyonesse (England) -- The mysteries of Royston Cave (England) -- Rennes-le-Château (France) -- Cape Sounion (Greece) -- Akrotiri and the destruction of Thera (Greece) -- Solomon's temple and the Jehoash inscription (Israel) -- Göbekli Tepe (Turkey) -- The Tower of Babel in ancient Babylonia (Iraq) -- The Taj Mahal (India) -- Nabta Playa (Egypt) -- The world's oldest pyramid : the Step Pyramid at Saqqara (Egypt) -- Great Zimbabwe (South Africa) -- Newport's mystery tower (United States) -- The abandonment of Mesa Verde (United States) -- Tenochtitlan (Mexico) -- The Stone of Destiny (Ireland / Scotland) -- The mystery of the Ogham stones (Ireland/UK) -- The Coligny calendar and the Druids (France) -- The mystery of the Glozel stones (France) -- The puzzle of the golden hats (Central Europe) -- Paleolithic Venus figurines (Europe/Western Asia) -- The Uluburun shipwreck (Turkey) -- The iron pillar of Delhi (India) -- The Dendera lamps (Egypt) -- The Oak Island treasure (United States) -- Merlin the magician (England/Scotland) -- Boudica (England) -- Nero and the great fire of Rome (Italy) -- The Ida fossil (Germany) -- Hypatia of Alexandria (Egypt) -- Cleopatra : the last pharaoh of Egypt (Egypt) -- Who were the Phoenicians? (Lebanon) -- The mound builders (United States) -- The Olmec (Mexico) -- The extinction of the Neanderthals (the world)
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Civilization, Ancient > Miscellanea.
Curiosities and wonders.
Geography, Ancient.
Historic sites.
Historic buildings.
Prehistoric peoples.
Biography > To 500.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology
Genre: Electronic books.

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