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By Julian Heath

ISBN-10: 0759124019

ISBN-13: 9780759124011

ISBN-10: 081089498X

ISBN-13: 9780810894983

The Archaeology Hotspots sequence bargains reader-friendly and interesting narratives of the archaeology specifically nations. Written through archaeological specialists with a basic reader in brain, every one booklet within the sequence specializes in what has been came upon and through whom, what the controversies and scandals were, ongoing initiatives, and the way all of it suits right into a broader view of the historical past of the rustic.

In Archaeology Hotspot Egypt, scholar Julian Heath offers a chronological review starting with handaxes left by way of Homo erectus during the reduce Paleolithic and relocating onwards via pharaonic Egypt to complete within the Greco-Roman interval. He covers the main attention-grabbing finds—including Tutankhamen’s tomb and the Rosetta Stone—and profiles significant personalities, earlier and current. present digs and up to date insights at the prior also are coated, akin to the big tomb of KV5 and the way modern clinical thoughts are unearthing new information regarding historical Egyptian humans and animals. the result's an illuminating examine the historical past, tradition, nationwide history, and present archaeological information of Egypt—a hotspot of archaeology.

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