Three stones make a wall : the story of archaeology /

In 1922, Howard Carter peered into Tutankhamun's tomb for the first time, the only light coming from the candle in his outstretched hand. Urged to tell what he was seeing through the small opening he had cut in the door to the tomb, the Egyptologist famously replied, 'I see wonderful thing...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Cline, Eric H. (Author)
Other Authors: Fawkes, Glynnis (Illustrator)
Format: Book
Published: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2017]
Table of Contents:
  • Preface: A Petrified Monkey's Paw
  • Prologue: "Wonderful Things" : King Tut and His Tomb
  • Part 1. Early Archaeology and Archaeologists
  • Ashes to Ashes in Ancient Italy
  • Digging Up Troy
  • From Egypt to Eternity
  • Mysteries in Mesopotamia
  • Exploring the Jungles of Central America
  • Digging Deeper 1: How Do You Know Where To Dig?
  • Part 2. Africa, Europe, and the Levant : Early Hominins to Farmers
  • Discovering Our Earliest Ancestors
  • First Farmers in the Fertile Crescent
  • Part 3. Excavating the Bronze Age Aegean
  • Revealing the First Greeks
  • Finding Atlantis?
  • Enchantment Under the Sea
  • Part 4. Uncovering the Classics
  • From Discus-Throwing to Democracy
  • What Have the Romans Ever Done for Us?
  • Digging Deeper 2: How Do You Know How To Dig?
  • Part 5. Discoveries in the Holy Land and Beyond
  • Digging Up Armageddon
  • Unearthing the Bible
  • Mystery at Masada
  • Cities of the Desert
  • Digging Deeper 3: How Old is This and Why is it Preserved?
  • Part 6. New World Archaeology
  • Lines in the Sand, Cities in the Sky
  • Giant Heads, Feathered Serpents, and Golden Eagles
  • Submarines and Settlers; Gold Coins and Lead Bullets
  • Digging Deeper 4: Do You Get to Keep What You Find?
  • Epilogue: Back to the Future.