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Ten discoveries that rewrote history, Patrick Hunt

Label
Ten discoveries that rewrote history
Title
Ten discoveries that rewrote history
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Hunt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Patrick Hunt brings his top-ten list of ancient archaeological discoveries to life in this concise and captivating book. The Rosetta Stone, Troy, Nineveh's Assyrian Library, King Tut's Tomb, Machu Picchu, Pompeii, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Thera, Olduvai Gorge, and the Tomb of 10,000 Warriors - Hunt reveals the fascinating stories of these amazing discoveries and explains the ways in which they add to our knowledge of human history and permanently altered our worldview. Part travel guide to the wonders of the world and part primer on ancient world history, Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History captures the awe and excitement of finding a lost window into ancient civilization
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hunt, Patrick
Dewey number
930.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
CC100
LC item number
.H86 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Archaeology
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Antiquities
  • Historic sites
  • Extinct cities
  • Tombs
  • Civilization, Ancient
Label
Ten discoveries that rewrote history, Patrick Hunt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Plume book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-226)
Contents
Rosetta Stone: the key to Egyptain history -- Troy: the key to Homer and Greek history -- Nineveh's Assyrian Library: the key to Mesopotamia -- King Tut's tomb: the key to Egypt's God-Kings -- Machu Picchu: the key to Inca architecture -- Pompeii: the key to Roman life -- Dead sea scrolls: the key to Biblical research -- Thera: the key to the Aegean bronze age -- Olduvai Gorge: the key to human evolution -- Tomb of 10,000 warriors: the key to Imperial China
Control code
ocn137222757
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 226 p.
Isbn
9780452288775
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2007019808
System control number
(OCoLC)137222757
Label
Ten discoveries that rewrote history, Patrick Hunt
Publication
Note
"A Plume book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-226)
Contents
Rosetta Stone: the key to Egyptain history -- Troy: the key to Homer and Greek history -- Nineveh's Assyrian Library: the key to Mesopotamia -- King Tut's tomb: the key to Egypt's God-Kings -- Machu Picchu: the key to Inca architecture -- Pompeii: the key to Roman life -- Dead sea scrolls: the key to Biblical research -- Thera: the key to the Aegean bronze age -- Olduvai Gorge: the key to human evolution -- Tomb of 10,000 warriors: the key to Imperial China
Control code
ocn137222757
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 226 p.
Isbn
9780452288775
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2007019808
System control number
(OCoLC)137222757

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