Archeology (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

Archeology (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

by Jane McIntosh


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Here is a spectacular and informative new guide to the fascinating world of archeology. Full-color photographs of bronzes, buildings, paintings, and pottery offer a unique view of the world's great civilizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789458650
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 01/01/1960
Series: DK Eyewitness Books Series
Product dimensions: 10.76(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.28(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Detecting the past6
Preservation and decay8
Looking at the landscape12
All kinds of documents14
Images of the past16
Walking among the past18
Why excavate?20
Digging up the past22
Things in their place24
Mounds and monuments26
Hot and dry28
Preserved by ice30
Marine archeology32
Freshwater preservation36
Conservation of materials38
Human remains42
Food and environment44
Investigating daily life48
Clues to trade and industry50
Buildings of the past52
Dating the past54
Fakes and forgeries56
Experimental archeology58
Industrial archeology60
Past into future62

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