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ARCHAEOLOGY magazine offers readers incisive reporting, vivid storytelling, compelling photography – and the latest news from around the globe – all devoted to exploring the world’s ancient past. Whether reporting from a dive on an Arctic shipwreck, trekking through Afghanistan, or digging just beneath Beirut, ARCHAEOLOGY’s editors and writers bring readers the science, and the magic, of archaeological discovery.
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Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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930.1 P
Edition
First edition.
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277 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Time capsule -- Space archaeology -- The promise of space archaeology -- A risky business -- Digging in the wrong place -- A grand tour -- Empires fall -- A capital discovery -- The future of the past -- The challenge -- Stolen heritage -- Space archaeology for everyone.
Summary
"A down-and-out so-and-so gets more than she bargained for when new technologies developed for use in space allow an anthropologist a new perspective on earth's ancient histories and new ways of coping with those"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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ISBN/ISSN
9781250198280 (hardcover)
1250198283
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DVD ARC
Descript.
4 videodiscs (12 hours) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (viii, 192 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
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DVD, all regions.
Performer
Lectures presented by Dr. Eric H. Cline, The George Washington University.
Note
Course no. 9431.
24 lectures; 30 minutes per lecture.
Bibliog.
Course guidebook includes biographical notes, lecture guides, bibliographical references and credits.
Summary
"Join the Great Courses and National Geographic for a spellbinding journey to wondrous ancient sites, and explore the greatest marvels of archaeology."--Provided by publisher.
Contents
Disc 1 : The origins of modern archaeology -- Excavting Pompeii and Herculaneum -- Schliemann and his sucessors at Troy -- Early archaeology in Mesopotamia -- How do archaeologists know where to dig? -- Prehistoric archaeology. Disc 2 : Göbekli Tepe, Catalhöyük, and Jericho -- Pyramids, mummies and hieroglyphics -- King Tut's tomb -- How you do excavate at a site? -- Discovering Mycenae and Knossos -- Santorini, Akrotiri, and the Atlantis myth. Disc 3 : The Uluburun shipwreck -- The dead sea scrolls -- The myth of Masada? -- Megiddo: excavating armageddon -- The Canaanite Palace at Tel Kabri -- Petra, Palmyra, and Ebla. Disc 4 : How are artifacts dated and preserved? -- The terracotta army, Sutton Hoo, and Ötzi -- Discovering the Maya -- The Nazca Lines, Sipán, and Machu Picchu -- Archaeology in North America -- From the Aztecs to Future Archaeology.
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Unrated
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Cline, Eric H.
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ISBN/ISSN
1629972614
9781629972619
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