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Long-lost civilizations

Author: Joyce Goldenstern
Publisher: New York : Enslow Publishing, 2019. ©2019
Series: Creepy, kooky science
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bonampak, Harappa, Machu Picchu--these and other sites were truly "long lost" to the modern world. Then, using scientific tools, archaeologists revised and revitalized the stories of these "lost" civilizations. Through colorful images and fascinating facts presented in engaging text and informative sidebars, students will learn how scientists rediscovered and scientifically dated murals, sculptures, and artifacts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Goldenstern
ISBN: 9781978504516 1978504519 9781978505520 1978505523
OCLC Number: 1047575844
Target Audience: 5-8.
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Bonampak : a painted story of warriors --
Troy : more than a legend? --
Machu Picchu : beauty and mystery --
Indus civilization : questions answered and unanswered --
Pompeii and Herculaneum : ashes, stones, and bones.
Series Title: Creepy, kooky science
Responsibility: Joyce Goldenstern.

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"Bonampak, Harappa, Machu Picchu--these and other sites were truly "long lost" to the modern world. Then, using scientific tools, archaeologists revised and revitalized the stories of these "lost" civilizations. Through colorful images and fascinating facts presented in engaging text and informative sidebars, students will learn how scientists rediscovered and scientifically dated murals, sculptures, and artifacts covered with grime or buried under ashes and stones. Chapter notes and a Further Reading section with current books and websites provide additional resources for deeper exploration"--

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