Hundreds of photographs, tables and maps, introduce us to the world of global archaeology. The discipline of archaeology and its techniques, as well as the most significant archaeological finds in the world are presented.
This book is the perfect guide for all who are interested in our human past. Prepared under the direction of consultant editor Paul G. Bahn, with contributions from an international team of specialists, the guide includes hundreds of photographs, illustrations and maps that bring to life the intriguing subject of archaeology.The guide is divided into two sections. The first, exploring our human past, delves into the science and techniques of archaeology, and provides an overview of the history of humankind – the subject at the core of archaeological study.
The second section, a guide to sites and treasures, provides an illustrated survey of the world’s most significant finds, from the first human camps and oldest cremations to the artifacts and monuments of the great civilizations.
Weight 870 g Dimensions 14 × 21 cm Binding Pages Images Drawings