Encyclopedia of Archaeology
History and DiscoveriesBook - 2001
Written by the most authoritative scholars from around the world, a massive treasurehouse of information on all aspects of archaeology, from prehistory to the present day.
* Includes 500+ A-Z entries on pioneers such as J. Desmond Clark, sites including Chich#65533;n Itz#65533; in Mexico, remote sensing and other concepts and techniques, periods, regions, organizations, and museums
* Contributors include some of the world's most eminent archaeologists
* Includes maps depicting key points of reference like ethnic groups in the West Indies at the time of Columbus
* Contains photographs of excavation sites such as an ancient burial ground in Chile, shields, petroglyphs, and other artifacts