Archaeology and Ancient Cultures
Archaeologists found parts of a human skeleton inside Peru's Guitarrero Cave that date back to before 10,500 BCE! This find may mean the cave was one of the earliest sites of human settlement in the world. In this series, readers travel into the past through artifacts found at archaeological digs from all over the world, exploring the culture and history of ancient Mesopotamia, ancient Greece, ancient Egypt and more. Full-color photographs of ancient architecture, tools, and religious sites give readers a hint of what life would have been like for ancient peoples, and shows firsthand the fascinating aspects of an archaeologist's work.
• Archaeological finds are ordered chronologically to aid readers' understanding of civilization development
• Maps orient readers with where each culture developed
• Links artifacts and architecture to important markers of the time period, such as kings