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Finding the Lost Cities

Stefoff, Rebecca (Book - 1997)
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Explores twelve archeological "lost cities," with accounts of site discovery and investigation of the meaning of recovered objects.
Authors: Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951-
Title: Finding the lost cities
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c1997
Characteristics: 191 p. :,ill., maps ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Rebecca Stefoff
Contents: From the sands of time
Petra: on forbidden ground
Nineveh: secrets of ancient Assyria
Hattusha: the citadel of the Hittites
Copan: mysteries of the Maya
Chaco Canyon: dwellers in the desert
Angkor: the butterfly hunter's find
Troy: myths and treasures
Zimbabwe: great houses of stone
Knossos: the legend of the Labyrinth
Gournia: a woman on muleback
Machu Picch: "behind the ranges"
Ur: back to the beginning
Ubar: a discovery in the desert
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Summary: Explores twelve archeological "lost cities," with accounts of site discovery and investigation of the meaning of recovered objects.
ISBN: 219509249X
0195092481
Branch Call Number: j 930 S817f
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [184]-1187) and index
Subject Headings: Archaeology Juvenile literature Civilization, Ancient Juvenile literature Cities and towns, Ancient Juvenile literature Extinct cities Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Archaeology
Civilization, Ancient
Cities and towns, Ancient
Extinct cities
LCCN: 96009802
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Explores twelve archeological "lost cities," with accounts of site discovery and investigation of the meaning of recovered objects.


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