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345 Results
Egyptology : search for the tomb of Osiris, being the journal of Miss Emily Sands, November 1926-
Book
2004
12 available of 15 items

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.

Exploring the Bismarck —Ballard, Robert D.
Book
1991
6 available of 7 items

Recreates the sea battle that sank the German battleship Bismarck in World War II and recounts how the shipwreck was discovered in 1989.

Wonders of the world —Steele, Philip, 1948-
Book
2007
3 available of 6 items

The iceman —Lessem, Don.
Book
1994
9 available of 9 items

Bible lands —Tubb, Jonathan N.
Book
2000
4 available of 4 items

Photographs and text document life in Biblical times, surveying the clothing, food, and civilizations of a wide variety of cultures, including the Israelites, Babylonians, Persians, and Romans.

Wonders of our world —Brown, Carron, author.
Book
2018
3 available of 5 items

Explore natural and man-made wonders from ancient cities to modern volcanoes.

Written in bone : buried lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland —Walker, Sally M.
Book
2009
2 available of 2 items

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.

The Terracotta Army and other lost treasures —Malam, John, 1957-
Book
2011
11 available of 12 items

"Describes the historical circumstances that led to treasures such as the Terracotta Army and the Dead Sea Scrolls being lost or hidden and the archaeological discoveries that found evidence of these treasures"--Provided...

Lost temple of the Aztecs : what it was like when the Spaniards invaded Mexico —Tanaka, Shelley.
Book
1998
22 available of 22 items

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.

Wonders of the world : natural and man-made majesties —Dumont-Le Cornec, Élisabeth.
Book
2007
2 available of 3 items

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.

National Geographic investigates. Ancient Inca : archaeology unlocks the secrets of the Inca's past —Gruber, Beth.
Book
2007
7 available of 7 items

"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

Ship —Macaulay, David.
Book
1993
6 available of 7 items

Describes wooden ships or caravels of the fifteenth century and follows archaeologists as they uncover a lost caravel in the Caribbean Sea.

Cities of the dead : finding lost civilizations —Rinaldo, Denise.
Book
2008
2 available of 3 items

Discusses how archeologists discover and uncover evidence of extinct civilizations.

Life in ancient Mesoamerica —Peppas, Lynn.
Book
2005
8 available of 8 items

A look at the people, geography, history, economy, language, everyday life, religion, culture, science, and conquest of ancient Mesoamerica.

Before Canada : First Nations and first contacts : prehistory-1523 —Nelson, Sheila.
Book
2006
25 available of 25 items

Examines the geology and geography of Canada and the cultures of First Nations people living in Canada before European exploration.

Built to last —Macaulay, David.
Book
2010
7 available of 7 items

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