The Open Court, Vol. 40

The Open Court, Vol. 40 : A Monthly Magazine; May, 1926 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Open Court, Vol. 40: A Monthly Magazine; May, 1926 Curator of Anthropology in Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago. At the top having been cut off and the edge smoothed. They were closed by pottery lids overlaid with bitumen, one of the oldest pig ments used by mankind. They are thus precious remains of the earliest civilization Of which we have any knowledge. Some of the fragments are decorated with banded zones of brown color brought out by means Of bitumen. The Shell is extremely hard and on an average two millimeters thick. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 122g
  • English
  • 18 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243096097
  • 9780243096091