This is a new edition of this award-winning book exploring archaeology. You can learn about the world's most famous archaeological sites, and the most amazing finds unearthed. The release of the new Indiana Jones film, "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skulls", looks set to create huge interest in the ancient world. It discusses the technology now being used to analyse, date, conserve and reconstruct archaeological discoveries, as well as the painstaking detective work done by archaeologists. It includes internet links, via the Usborne Quicklinks website, offering a fascinating selection of recommended websites - with sound, animation and video clips which provide additional information for projects and homework.