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Gods, Graves and Scholars

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This is a substantially revised and enlarged version of the book that introduced millions to archaeology when it was first published in 1949. This edition, published in this format in 2001, throws new light on such perennially fascinating subjects as the rise and disappearance of the Aztec, Mayan and Toltec civilisations in Mexico and central America, and includes recent discoveries on little-known civilisations such as the Sumerians. New chapters deal with Schliemann's conflict with scholars, and the important discoveries and excavations he made up till his death in 1890; with mummies in the Valley of the Kings; and with Cort?s and the Treasure of Montezuma. The Chapters and the discovery of Nineveh have been considerably revised and enlarged, as has the chapter on the Valley of the Kings. The author has also taken account of landmarks in archaeology such as the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
It includes many black and white photographs.
This paperback copy is in very good condition apart from slight shelfwear. The binding is sound. Archive Copy has been stamped on the inside front page. Otherwise the pages appear in good and clean condition apart from slight yellowing.

Item details

Author(s):
C W Ceram
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
13.8 x 21.6 x 3.7 cm
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1842122223
ISBN-13:
9781842122228
Number of pages:
440
Publisher:
Phoenix
Title:
Gods, Graves and Scholars

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This is a substantially revised and enlarged version of the book that introduced millions to archaeology when it was first published in 1949. This edition, published in this format in 2001, throws new light on such perennially fascinating subjects as the rise and disappearance of the Aztec, Mayan and Toltec civilisations in Mexico and central America, and includes recent discoveries on little-known civilisations such as the Sumerians. New chapters deal with Schliemann's conflict with scholars, and the important discoveries and excavations he made up till his death in 1890; with mummies in the Valley of the Kings; and with Cort?s and the Treasure of Montezuma. The Chapters and the discovery of Nineveh have been considerably revised and enlarged, as has the chapter on the Valley of the Kings. The author has also taken account of landmarks in archaeology such as the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
It includes many black and white photographs.
This paperback copy is in very good condition apart from slight shelfwear. The binding is sound. Archive Copy has been stamped on the inside front page. Otherwise the pages appear in good and clean condition apart from slight yellowing.

Author(s):
C W Ceram
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
13.8 x 21.6 x 3.7 cm
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1842122223
ISBN-13:
9781842122228
Number of pages:
440
Publisher:
Phoenix
Title:
Gods, Graves and Scholars

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