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Ancient Egypt in 101 Questions and Answers
Thomas Schneider
A new way of looking at all aspects of ancient Egypt—from history, art, and everyday life to religion and ancient attitudes to death and the afterlife.



Ancient People of the Andes
Michael A. Malpass
In Ancient People of the Andes, Michael A. Malpass describes the prehistory of western South America from initial colonization to the Spanish Conquest. All the major cultures of this region, from the Moche to the Inkas, receive thoughtful treatment, from their emergence to their demise or evolution.



Archaeology and the Emergence of Greece
Anthony M. Snodgrass
"The papers in this book presume to stray across the traditional boundaries with the domains of prehistorians, ancient historians, and literary critics. . . . It had been regarded as somehow out of order for Classical archaeologists to meddle with...



The Archaeology of Disease
Charlotte Roberts, Keith Manchester
The Archaeology of Disease shows how the latest scientific and archaeological techniques can be used to identify the common illnesses and injuries from which humans suffered in antiquity. Charlotte Roberts and Keith Manchester offer a vivid picture of...



The Archaeology of Greece
An Introduction
William R. Biers
An introduction for students, teachers, and lay readers to the delights of exploring the world of ancient Greece.









Bruc Ealles Well
Archaeological Essays Concerning the Peoples of North-West Europe in the First Millennium A.D
The essays in this book are about the peoples of North-West Europe in the first millenium AD. They were written by archaeologists from various countries who either reveal the results of their archaeological fieldwork or place the knowledge they have...



Chert Quarrying, Lithic Technology, and a Modern Human Burial at the Palaeolithic Site of Taramsa 1, Upper Egypt
Philip Van Peer, Pierre M. Vermeersch, Etienne Paulissen
This book presents the comprehensive report of the excavations of the Belgian Middle Egypt Prehistoric Project at the site of Taramsa 1, near Qena in Upper Egypt. Human groups exploited chert cobbles at this locale throughout the Middle Stone Age.



Digging Up Bones
Don R. Brothwell
Every year hundreds of human skeletal remains are brought to the surface by engineering works, quarrying or planned archaeological exploration. These remains provide vital clues to unraveling man's antiquity—their position and location, relation to...



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