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By Brian Fagan

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

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