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Archaeology : an introduction to the world's greatest sites

Author: Eric H Cline; National Geographic Society (U.S.),; Teaching Company,
Publisher: Chantilly, Virginia : The Teaching Company, [2016] ©2016
Series: Great courses (DVD)., Ancient history.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system   Book : English
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Join the Great Courses and National Geographic for a spellbinding journey to wondrous ancient sites, and explore the greatest marvels of archaeology.
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Genre/Form: Filmed lectures
Educational films
Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric H Cline; National Geographic Society (U.S.),; Teaching Company,
ISBN: 1629972614 9781629972619 9781501944260 1501944266
OCLC Number: 953735186
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from disc surface.
Course no. 9431. Topic History. Subtopic Ancient History.
24 lectures (30 min. each).
Performer(s): Lectures presented by Dr. Eric H. Cline, The George Washington University.
Description: 4 videodiscs (720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 192 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Contents: Disc 1 : The origins of modern archaeology --
Excavating Pompeii and Herculaneum --
Schliemann and his successors at Troy --
Early archaeology in Mesopotamia --
How do archaeologists know where to dig? --
Prehistoric archaeology. Disc 2 : Göbekli Tepe, Catalhöyük, and Jericho --
Pyramids, mummies and hieroglyphics --
King Tut's tomb --
How you do excavate at a site? --
Discovering Mycenae and Knossos --
Santorini, Akrotiri, and the Atlantis myth. Disc 3 : The Uluburun shipwreck --
The dead sea scrolls --
The myth of Masada? --
Megiddo: excavating Armageddon --
The Canaanite Palace at Tel Kabri --
Petra, Palmyra, and Ebla. Disc 4 : How are artifacts dated and preserved? --
The terracotta army, Sutton Hoo, and Ötzi --
Discovering the Maya --
The Nazca Lines, Sipán, and Machu Picchu --
Archaeology in North America --
From the Aztecs to Future Archaeology.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)., Ancient history.
Responsibility: National Geographic ; Dr. Eric H. Cline.

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Join the Great Courses and National Geographic for a spellbinding journey to wondrous ancient sites, and explore the greatest marvels of archaeology.

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