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Archaeology : the essential guide to our human past / [edited by] Paul Bahn.

Bahn, Paul G, (editor.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola REF 930.1 ARC (Text) 33118000180036 Reference Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland 930.1 B151 (Text) 76383000454409 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Washington Carnegie PL - Main 930.1 ARC (Text) 21401000500975 Adult New Release Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781588345912
  • ISBN: 1588345912
  • Physical Description: 576 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Summary, etc.: "Epic in scope, yet filled with detail, this illustrated guide takes readers through the whole of our human past. Spanning the dawn of human civilization through the present, it provides a tour of every site of key archaeological importance. From the prehistoric cave paintings of Lascaux to Tutankhamun's tomb, from the buried city of Pompeii to China's Terracotta Army, all of the world's most iconic sites and discoveries are here. So too are the lesser-known yet equally important finds, such as therecent discoveries of our oldest known human ancestors and of the world's oldest-known temple, Gobekli Tepe in Turkey. A masterful combination of succinct analysis and driving narrative, this book also addresses the questions that inevitably arise aswe gradually learn more about the history of our species. Written by an international team of archaeological experts and richly illustrated throughout, Archaeology: A Comprehensive Guide to Our Human Past offers an unparalleled insight into the originsof humankind"-- Provided by publisher.
"A trip through time and around the globe to more than 100 major sites of archaeological importance"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Archaeology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology.
RELIGION / Antiquities & Archaeology.
HISTORY / World.

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