Eyewitness to Discovery

Eyewitness to Discovery : First Person Accounts of More Than Fifty of the World's Greatest Archaeological Discoveries

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Which of those unique moments of discovery do you most treasure, or envy? In this book Fagan has gathered together fifty-five first-hand accounts of some of those seminal experiences including the discovery of Lucy, Carter and Tutankhamen, Wooley at Ur, the Aegina marbles, Tollund man, John Lloyd Stephens discovering the Maya .... A huge range of excavations and excavators described in their own evocative prose.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 503 pages
  • 198.12 x 248.92 x 38.1mm | 1,224.69g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 195th ed.
  • 60 halftones, 1 map
  • 0195081412
  • 9780195081411

About Brian M. Fagan

About the Editor:
Brian M. Fagan is Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is internationally known for his books on archaeology, among them The Adventure of Archaeology and The Rape of the Nile, and as a columnist for Archaeology magazine.
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