Purports to be the journal of Emily Sands during her travels in Egypt in 1926 to find the lost tomb of Osiris. Based on real Egyptology, each chapter covers a different place in Egypt.
This book reports on the work of forensic scientists who are excavating grave sites in James Fort, in Jamestown, Virginia, to understand the people who lived in the Chesapeake Bay area in the 1600s and 1700s.
Uses the discovery of the temple in Mexico City, that was the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan, to introduce the story of the Spanish conquest of Moctezuma and his empire in the sixteenth century.
Picture book of 71 of the the world's most fantastic places, fashioned by man or by nature, from the Grand Canyon to the Taj Mahal.
"Shows how ancient treasures help scientists today to piece together the puzzle of the Inca's past. Includes Inca pottery, textiles, and the mummy called the Ice Maiden."--From source other than the Library of Congress
Examines the geology and geography of Canada and the cultures of First Nations people living in Canada before European exploration.