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Guide to the world's greatest treasures

Author: Michael Bradley; Ted Streuli
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Every year lost treasures are still being discovered that force us to re-examine our place in the world and even in the universe. Join some of the world's greatest explorers on a treasure hunt, which crisscrosses the globe, from the salt-encrusted shores of the Dead Sea to a remote cave in the Himalayas via the clear blue waters of the Bahamas and the icy cold depths beneath the Atlantic waves.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Bradley; Ted Streuli
ISBN: 0760772142 9780760772140
OCLC Number: 69371715
Description: 203 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1933 double eagle coin --
Amber Room of Peter the Great --
Antikythera mechanism --
Arizona's Superstition Mountains and the Lost Dutchman's Treasure --
Ark of the Covenant --
Atlantis --
Atocha: ghost galleon --
Baghdad battery --
The bones of St. Thomas Becket --
The Central America: steamship of gold --
Crystal skull of doom --
Dead Sea Scrolls --
Disc of Phaistos --
Dropa Stones of the Himalayas --
Egyptian artifacts of the Grand Canyon --
El Dorado --
Electron tubes of Dendera --
The giant balls of Costa Rica --
Grooved spheres of South Africa --
Hall of Records --
Holy Grail ---
Ice stones of Peru --
Impossible fossils --
Japan's underwater ruins --
King Solomon's mines --
Lost Confederate gold --
the money pit --
Nazi gold --
Noah's Ark --
Philosopher's stone --
Piri Reis map --
Rosetta Stone --
Secret treasures of Zeugma --
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World --
Skull of John the Baptist --
Sodom and Gomorrah --
Spear of Destiny --
The sunken city of Herakleion --
Treasure of King Juba --
Treasure of Sutton Hoo --
Troy and its treasure --
Turin Shroud --
Tutankhamun --
Veil of Veronica --
Yamashita's gold.
Responsibility: Michael Bradley ; with Ted Streuli.

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Every year lost treasures are still being discovered that force us to re-examine our place in the world and even in the universe. Join some of the world's greatest explorers on a treasure hunt, which crisscrosses the globe, from the salt-encrusted shores of the Dead Sea to a remote cave in the Himalayas via the clear blue waters of the Bahamas and the icy cold depths beneath the Atlantic waves.

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