Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History (Paperback)
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Short Description for Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History Renowned archaeologist Hunt brings his top ten list of ancient archaeological discoveries to life, in this concise and captivating book that captures the awe and excitement of finding a lost window into ancient civilization.
- Published: 08 November 2007
- Format: Paperback 240 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780452288775 ISBN 10: 0452288770
- Sales rank: 364,321
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The world's greatest archaeological finds and what they tell us about lost civilizations Renowned archaeologist 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 added 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.