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Archaeology hotspot egypt [electronic resource] : Unearthing the Past for Armchair Archaeologists. Julian Heath.

Heath, Julian. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780759124028 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2015.

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Summary, etc.: The Archaeology Hotspots series offers reader-friendly and engaging narratives of the archaeology in particular countries. Written by archaeological experts with a general reader in mind, each book in the series focuses on what has been found and by whom, what the controversies and scandals have been, ongoing projects, and how it all fits into a broader view of the history of the country. In Archaeology Hotspot Egypt, scholar Julian Heath provides a chronological overview beginning with handaxes left by Homo erectus during the Lower Paleolithic and moving onwards through pharaonic Egypt to finish in the Greco-Roman period. He covers the most interesting finds—including Tutankhamen's tomb and the Rosetta Stone—and profiles major personalities, past and present. Current digs and recent insights on the past are also covered, such as the massive tomb of KV5 and how contemporary scientific techniques are unearthing new information about ancient Egyptian people and...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3565 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 9803 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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