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History's mysteries : people, places, and oddities lost in the sands of time

Author: Brian Haughton
Publisher: Franklin Lakes, N.J. : New Page Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is an absorbing and meticulously researched exploration of the archaeology, history, and mysteries of 35 ancient places worldwide.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Haughton
ISBN: 9781601631077 1601631073 9781601637321 1601637322
OCLC Number: 460061539
Description: 287 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Lyonesse (England) --
The mysteries of Royston Cave (England) --
Rennes-le-Château (France) --
Cape Sounion (Greece) --
Akrotiri and the destruction of Thera (Greece) --
Solomon's temple and the Jehoash inscription (Israel) --
Göbekli Tepe (Turkey) --
The Tower of Babel in ancient Babylonia (Iraq) --
The Taj Mahal (India) --
Nabta Playa (Egypt) --
The world's oldest pyramid : the Step Pyramid at Saqqara (Egypt) --
Great Zimbabwe (South Africa) --
Newport's mystery tower (United States) --
The abandonment of Mesa Verde (United States) --
Tenochtitlan (Mexico) --
The Stone of Destiny (Ireland / Scotland) --
The mystery of the Ogham stones (Ireland/UK) --
The Coligny calendar and the Druids (France) --
The mystery of the Glozel stones (France) --
The puzzle of the golden hats (Central Europe) --
Paleolithic Venus figurines (Europe/Western Asia) --
The Uluburun shipwreck (Turkey) --
The iron pillar of Delhi (India) --
The Dendera lamps (Egypt) --
The Oak Island treasure (United States) --
Merlin the magician (England/Scotland) --
Boudica (England) --
Nero and the great fire of Rome (Italy) --
The Ida fossil (Germany) --
Hypatia of Alexandria (Egypt) --
Cleopatra : the last pharaoh of Egypt (Egypt) --
Who were the Phoenicians? (Lebanon) --
The mound builders (United States) --
The Olmec (Mexico) --
The extinction of the Neanderthals (the world).
Other Titles: People, places, and oddities lost in the sands of time
Responsibility: by Brian Haughton.

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This book is an absorbing and meticulously researched exploration of the archaeology, history, and mysteries of 35 ancient places worldwide.

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