Published: New York : Thames & Hudson, c2007 Description: 256 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 28 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9780500051498, 0500051496, Language: English
Archaeology now: New finds and fresh perspectives / DISCOVERIES FROM THE ICE AGE: New evidence from Africa : rewriting the story of human origins / The mystery of the skulls from Dmanisi, Georgia / The first Europeans and the pit of the bones at Atapuerca, Spain / Boxgrove : the oldest human fossils in Britain / The 'Hobbit' : an unknown human relative? / TOMBS, GRAVES AND MUMMIES: The Iceman : a 5,000-year-old murder victim? / The Amesbury Archer and the Boscombe Bowmen : men of Stonehenge / New revelations from the pyramids of Giza / The tomb of Tutankhamun's mother? : an 18th dynasty chamber in the Valley of the Kings / Pharaoh's children : the tomb of the sons of Ramesses II in the Valley of the Kings / New Kingdom tombs at Saqqara / Where the living feasted with the dead : the royal tombs of Qatna, Syria / The royal tombs of Nimrud, Iraq : the treasures of Assyrian queens / The great Ryzhanovka Barrow : an intact burial of a Scythian nobleman / The Valley of the Golden Mummies, Egypt / Bodies from the bog : new insights into life and death in pagan Celtic Ireland / Warriors, musicians and acrobats at the tomb of the first Emperor of China / The Spitalfields Lady : the finest Roman grave ever found in London / Moche tombs at Dos Cabezas, Peru / Power and prestige : middle Sicán elite tombs of North coastal Peru / The Red Queen and other new Maya tombs / Chachapoya : mummies in the Cloud Forest of Peru / Inca mummies : child sacrifice on Andean peaks / The Prittlewell Prince : an Anglo-Saxon royal burial / TREASURES OF ANCIENT ART: At the origins of art : new discoveries of decorated caves / Black pharaohs : a cachette of statues from Kerma, Sudan / A celtic warrior prince from Glauberg, Germany / Artistic splendours from the Greek and Roman World / Turkey's Pompeii : the magnificent mosaics of Zeugma / The maize god and the mythology of kings : Maya paintings at San Bartolo, Guatemala / Torcs, coins and gold cups : ancient hoards from Britain / The Hoxne treasure : a late Roman hoard / Spillings : the world's biggest Viking silver hoard / Portaits in pottery : ceramic vessels from Lake Titicaca / Statues of the Buddha from Qingzhou, China / LOST CITIES: Caral : the oldest civilization in Peru and the Americas / Pyramid City, Giza / Jinsha : changing the map of ancient China / Towards a new Jerusalem / Saxon London, concealed beneath the city streets / Jamestown : the fort that was the birthplace of the United States of America / ENIGMAS OF RITUAL AND RELIGION: Carved creatures from the dawn of agriculture : Göbekli Tepe, Turkey / Secrets revealed at Britain's Henges / The Nebra sky disc : the oldest representation of the heavens / Helmets and war-trumpets : a ritual hoard from Tintignac, France / Symbols of religion and power : the Pyramid of the Moon, Teotihuacán / Moche ritual sacrifice at Huaca de la Luna, Peru / DISCOVERIES FROM THE DEEP: The world's oldest boats, from Abydos, Egypt / Alexandria underwater : Greek cities beneath the sea in Egypt / The ancient port and ships of Pisa / HMS Pandora : the ship sent to find the Bounty mutineers / Submarine and ironclad : American Civil War wrecks / SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES: DNA and archaeology / Ice ages, floods and droughts : the impact of climate change in the past / Ancient wine and beer / Medical science and archaeology / Ancient writings : early hieroglyphs from Abydos, Egypt / Ancient writing : biblical inscriptions / Ancient writing : China's 'Dead Sea scrolls' / Ancient writing : new advances in Maya decipherment / Ancient writing : deciphering the knotted strings of the Incas / The Cascajal Block : the New World's oldest writing /
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