An unprecedented look inside archaeology today, "Discovery!" reveals the exciting, significant and astonishing finds from around the world in the last fifteen years that have changed the way we see our past. Spanning a timescale of two million years of history, this book covers everything from the latest fossil discoveries to wrecks of early submarines and ironclads from the American Civil War. Truly international in scope and totally authoritative, "Discovery!" is illustrated throughout with amazing photographs, sometimes taken at the very moment of discovery.
Table of Contents
Discoveries from the Ice Age; Tombs, Graves and Mummies; Treasures of Ancient Art; Lost Cities and Towns; Enigmas of Ritual and Religion; Discoveries from the Deep; Scientific Discoveries.
Brian M. Fagan is Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of many bestselling books, including The Seventy Great Mysteries of the Ancient World and The Seventy Great Inventions of the Ancient World, both published by Thames & Hudson.