Into the Unknown: Solving Ancient Mysteries

Into the Unknown: Solving Ancient Mysteries

by Brian M. Fagan, National Geographic Society Staff
     
 

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Explains the ways in which archaeologists use forensic medicine to study ancient corpses

nonintrusive methods to study the marks societies have left on the land, artifacts to study ancient trade, everyday objects to study the daily lives of the humble, and the remains of architecture, art, and arca See more details below

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Explains the ways in which archaeologists use forensic medicine to study ancient corpses

nonintrusive methods to study the marks societies have left on the land, artifacts to study ancient trade, everyday objects to study the daily lives of the humble, and the remains of architecture, art, and arca

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Explains the ways in which archaeologists use forensic medicine to study ancient corpses; nonintrusive methods to study the marks societies have left on the land, artifacts to study ancient trade, everyday objects to study the daily lives of the humble, and the remains of architecture, art, and arcane sources to study such intangible aspects of human life as religious beliefs, burial practices, and storytelling. Includes numerous color photos and diagrams of archeological sites and artifacts. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780792236535
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
7.17(w) x 10.32(h) x 0.66(d)

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