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The Resource Three stones make a wall : the story of archaeology, Eric H. Cline ; with illustrations by Glynnis Fawkes

Three stones make a wall : the story of archaeology, Eric H. Cline ; with illustrations by Glynnis Fawkes

Label
Three stones make a wall : the story of archaeology
Title
Three stones make a wall
Title remainder
the story of archaeology
Statement of responsibility
Eric H. Cline ; with illustrations by Glynnis Fawkes
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1922, Howard Carter peered into Tutankhamun's tomb for the first time, the only light coming from the candle in his outstretched hand. Urged to tell what he was seeing through the small opening he had cut in the door to the tomb, the Egyptologist famously replied, "I see wonderful things." Carter's fabulous discovery is just one of the many spellbinding stories told in Three Stones Make a Wall. Written by Eric Cline, an archaeologist with more than thirty seasons of excavation experience, this book traces the history of archaeology from an amateur pursuit to the cutting-edge science it is today by taking the reader on a tour of major archaeological sites and discoveries. Along the way, it addresses the questions archaeologists are asked most often: How do you know where to dig? How are excavations actually done? How do you know how old something is? Who gets to keep what is found? Taking readers from the pioneering digs of the eighteenth century to today's exciting new discoveries, Three Stones Make a Wall is a lively and essential introduction to the story of archaeology
Cataloging source
N$T
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Cline, Eric H
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fawkes, Glynnis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Archaeology
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Archaeologists
  • Archaeology
  • Antiquities
  • Civilization, Ancient
  • HISTORY
  • Antiquities
  • Archaeologists
  • Archaeology
  • Archaeology
  • Civilization, Ancient
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
Label
Three stones make a wall : the story of archaeology, Eric H. Cline ; with illustrations by Glynnis Fawkes
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; List of Illustrations; Preface: A Petrified Monkey's Paw; Prologue: "Wonderful Things": King Tut and His Tomb; PART 1 EARLY ARCHAEOLOGY AND ARCHAEOLOGISTS; 1 Ashes to Ashes in Ancient Italy; 2 Digging Up Troy; 3 From Egypt to Eternity; 4 Mysteries in Mesopotamia; 5 Exploring the Jungles of Central America; Digging Deeper 1: How Do You Know Where to Dig?; PART 2 AFRICA, EUROPE, AND THE LEVANT: EARLY HOMININS TO FARMERS; 6 Discovering Our Earliest Ancestors; 7 First Farmers in the Fertile Crescent; PART 3 EXCAVATING THE BRONZE AGE AEGEAN
  • 8 Revealing the First Greeks9 Finding Atlantis?; 10 Enchantment Under the Sea; PART 4 UNCOVERING THE CLASSICS; 11 From Discus-Throwing to Democracy; 12 What Have the Romans Ever Done for Us?; Digging Deeper 2: How Do You Know How to Dig?; PART 5 DISCOVERIES IN THE HOLY LAND AND BEYOND; 13 Excavating Armageddon; 14 Unearthing the Bible; 15 Mystery at Masada; 16 Cities of the Desert; Digging Deeper 3: How Old Is This and Why Is It Preserved?; PART 6 NEW WORLD ARCHAEOLOGY; 17 Lines in the Sand, Cities in the Sky; 18 Giant Heads, Feathered Serpents, and Golden Eagles; 19 Submarines and Settlers
  • Gold Coins and Lead BulletsDigging Deeper 4: Do You Get to Keep What You Find?; Epilogue: Back to the Future; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
on1051770803
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 455 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691184258
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9780691183237
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvc61qkb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1051770803
Label
Three stones make a wall : the story of archaeology, Eric H. Cline ; with illustrations by Glynnis Fawkes
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; List of Illustrations; Preface: A Petrified Monkey's Paw; Prologue: "Wonderful Things": King Tut and His Tomb; PART 1 EARLY ARCHAEOLOGY AND ARCHAEOLOGISTS; 1 Ashes to Ashes in Ancient Italy; 2 Digging Up Troy; 3 From Egypt to Eternity; 4 Mysteries in Mesopotamia; 5 Exploring the Jungles of Central America; Digging Deeper 1: How Do You Know Where to Dig?; PART 2 AFRICA, EUROPE, AND THE LEVANT: EARLY HOMININS TO FARMERS; 6 Discovering Our Earliest Ancestors; 7 First Farmers in the Fertile Crescent; PART 3 EXCAVATING THE BRONZE AGE AEGEAN
  • 8 Revealing the First Greeks9 Finding Atlantis?; 10 Enchantment Under the Sea; PART 4 UNCOVERING THE CLASSICS; 11 From Discus-Throwing to Democracy; 12 What Have the Romans Ever Done for Us?; Digging Deeper 2: How Do You Know How to Dig?; PART 5 DISCOVERIES IN THE HOLY LAND AND BEYOND; 13 Excavating Armageddon; 14 Unearthing the Bible; 15 Mystery at Masada; 16 Cities of the Desert; Digging Deeper 3: How Old Is This and Why Is It Preserved?; PART 6 NEW WORLD ARCHAEOLOGY; 17 Lines in the Sand, Cities in the Sky; 18 Giant Heads, Feathered Serpents, and Golden Eagles; 19 Submarines and Settlers
  • Gold Coins and Lead BulletsDigging Deeper 4: Do You Get to Keep What You Find?; Epilogue: Back to the Future; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
on1051770803
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 455 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691184258
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9780691183237
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvc61qkb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1051770803

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