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Portals to the past; the story of archaeology.

Author: Katherine B Shippen
Publisher: New York, Viking Press [1963]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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From earliest times to modern discoveries. Grades 7 and up.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine B Shippen
OCLC Number: 1329911
Description: 255 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: The Long Search --
Some Statues for a Bride's Garden --
Napoleon Sparks the Interest in Egypt --
The Mounds of Mesopotamia --
Henry Rawlinson and the Wild Kurdish Boy --
The Winged Bulls of Assyria --
Ur and Its Unanswered Questions --
The Forgotten Hittites --
Mr. Stephens, Mr. Catherwood, and the Mayas --
Heinrich Schliemann and the Gold of Troy --
A King Crowned with Flowers --
Romance Changes to Scientific Inquiry --
The Strange Geometry of Stonehenge --
The Mystery of the Scrolls --
Great Zimbabwe --
Pictures in the Desert --
The Lost Cities along the Indus River --
The Russians Explore the Royal Scythian Tombs --
The Sleeping Dragon Wakes --
The Search Goes under Water --
Aviators Lend a Hand --
The Search for the New World's Past --
Responsibility: Illustrated by Mel Silverman.

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From earliest times to modern discoveries. Grades 7 and up.

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