The Seventy Great Mysteries of the Ancient World : Unlocking the Secrets of Past Civilizations Hardback
Edited by Brian M. Fagan
The human past is full of unsolved mysteries: Was Atlantis fact or fiction?
Who were the Tarim Mummies? Will the world end in 2012, as predicted by the Maya?
Were the ancient Egyptians Black Africans? How did language evolve? The Seventy Great Mysteries of the Ancient World takes us on a journey through some of the most intriguing questions about ourselves, from myths and legends, through our origins and evolution to the mysterious collapse of once-powerful civilizations.
All are described and explained in the light of the most up-to-date archaeological research by leading international experts.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 304 pages, 431 illustrations, 177 in colour
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/10/2001
- Category: General & world history
- ISBN: 9780500510506