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By Brian Fagan

together with eccentric professors and adventuring fortune hunters of outdated and hugely proficient scientists of this day, Archaeologists collects jointly biographies of greater than 30 archaeologists of the earlier centuries. within the method, Archaeologists offers an enticing portrait of ways digging for treasure advanced into the revered and very important technology we all know this day. a number of the archaeologists profiled include:
* Giovanni Belzoni, the 19th-century archaeologist who introduced the top of Ramesses II again to England
* Heinrich Schliemann, the fashionable discoverer of prehistoric Greece whose excavations incorporated Mycenae and the traditional urban of Troy
* Howard Carter, who stumbled on King Tut's tomb
* Mary and Louis Leakey, whose discovery of humanoid fossils put human evolution's starting in Africa
From the romance of golden pharaohs and misplaced civilizations to pcs, tree ring courting, and various different clinical tools, Archaeologists is an engaging examine the explorers of the human past.

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