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The story of archaeology.

by Agnes Allen

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Jack Allen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCC165 .A4 1956
    The Physical Object
    Pagination245 p.
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6228085M
    LC Control Number57016280
    OCLC/WorldCa2774355

    In earlier issues The Good News examined archaeological finds that illuminate portions of the biblical books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. In this issue we continue that series, focusing on the book of Joshua, which chronicles Israel’s entrance into the Promised Land. New. Gods, Graves and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology by Ceram, C. W Upc: Mpn: N/A. C.W. Ceram visualized archeology as a wonderful combination of high adventure, romance, history and scholarship, and this book, a chronicle of man's search for his past, reads like a /5(K).

    The length of this book seemed intimidating at first, but it proved to be quite fascinating. After the first chapter it was difficult to put the book down. The text is flowing, etched with many facts and examples and generally well written. The author really seems to love archaelogy and manages to spark a good bit of enthusiasm in the reader as /5. Biblical Archaeology: Ancient Civilization Biblical archaeology really begins with the Sumerian civilization of about BC. To date, numerous sites and artifacts have been uncovered that reveal a great deal about the ancient Mesopotamian culture. One of the most dramatic finds is the Sumerian King List, which dates to approximately BC.

      A Little History of Archaeology is a tapestry of on-site adventures, sometimes heroic deeds, and dangerous moments, so threatening that the archaeologists digging Assyrian palaces at Nimrud on the Tigris River during the s were armed. There are two angles to the story of archaeology.   As the title of his new book promises, Eric Cline’s goal in Three Stones Make a Wall is to tell “the story of archaeology.” Fortunately for the readers of this excellent volume, Cline is a skilled storyteller who brings many of the great discoveries in world archaeology to life.


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