Into the Unknown
Solving Ancient MysteriesBook - 1997
Explains the ways in which archaeologists use forensic medicine to study ancient corpses; nonintrusive methods to study the marks societies have left on the land, artifacts to study ancient trade, everyday objects to study the daily lives of the humble, and the remains of architecture, art, and arcane sources to study such intangible aspects of human life as religious beliefs, burial practices, and storytelling. Includes numerous color photos and diagrams of archeological sites and artifacts. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, c1997
Characteristics: 200 p. : ill. (some col.), 2 col. maps ; 26 cm
ISBN: 079223653X (reg.)
Call Number: 930 FAGAN
Alternative Title: Solving ancient mysteries