By David Gibbins
Perfect for fanatics of Clive Cussler and Dan Brown, Pharaoh is a pulse-pounding new event starring intrepid marine archaeologist Jack Howard, at the path of a shattering revelation approximately an old mystery buried deep lower than the Egyptian pyramids.
1351 BC: Akhenaten the Sun-Pharaoh ideas excellent in Egypt . . . until eventually the day he casts off his crown and mysteriously disappears into the desolate tract, his legacy doubtless swallowed up by means of the distant sands underneath the good Pyramids of Giza.
advert 1884: A British soldier serving within the Sudan stumbles upon a tremendous discovery—a submerged temple containing facts of a terrifying faith whose god used to be fed by means of human sacrifice. The soldier is on a venture to arrive common Gordon sooner than Khartoum falls. yet he hides a mystery of his own.
modern: Jack Howard and his group are excavating some of the most remarkable underwater websites they've got ever encountered, yet darkish forces are gazing to determine what they'll locate. Diving into the Nile, they input an international 3 thousand years again in background, inhabited via a those who have sworn to protect the best mystery of all time.
Praise for Pharaoh
“[David Gibbins’s] love of archaeology and of diving rather brings those books to existence. . . . upload to this . . . a real ardour for historical past and a writing ability that has grown e-book by way of publication. by the point we get to Pharaoh the sequence is a significant instance of ways this style could be written; it doesn't get far better than this. . . . Gibbins makes the striking look greater than believable, he writes the heritage in this type of manner that the parable feels genuine or at the least hugely believable, and it’s extra that simply locations and names; it’s a philosophical undertone to the prolonged plot, to the ethos of Jack Howard and his look for the proof and the reality. . . . heritage, secret and delusion all introduced jointly to astound the studying senses . . . a real chief of his style and his art.”—Parmenion Books
“Utterly soaking up . . . while the journey is as interesting because it is right here, it's too solid to not be allowed to talk for itself. . . . set aside your assumptions of what a mystery will be and as an alternative immerse your self in a single of the simplest historic adventures you’ll learn this year.”—For iciness Nights
Praise for David Gibbins
“What do you get if you happen to move Indiana Jones with Dan Brown? solution: David Gibbins.”—Daily Mirror (U.K.), on Atlantis
“An interesting mixture of truth and fiction, with colors of Clive Cussler and Indiana Jones.”—York Evening Press, on Crusader Gold
By David Gibbins
From a unprecedented discovery in a distant wilderness oasis to a determined race opposed to time within the ocean depths, a group of adventurers is ready to discover the reality in the back of the main baffling legend in background. the search is on for…
Marine archaeologist Jack Howard has stumbled upon the keys to an historical puzzle. With a crack crew of clinical specialists and ex–Special Forces commandos, he's heading for what he believes may be the maximum archaeological locate of all time—the web site of fabled Atlantis—while a ruthless adversary watches his each flow and prepares to strike.
But neither of them can have imagined what awaits them within the murky depths. not just a stunning fact a couple of misplaced global, yet an explosive mystery that can have devastating effects this present day. Jack is decided to prevent the legacy of Atlantis from falling into the inaccurate palms, regardless of the expense. yet first he needs to do conflict to avoid a world disaster.
By Warwick Rodwell
Dorchester-on-Thames and its abbey were topics of antiquarian curiosity for greater than 450 years, and through that time a lot has been written approximately them. they're, notwithstanding, nonetheless faraway from being comprehensively studied and recorded. certainly, the such a lot mammoth architectural description of the medieval church used to be written as some time past as 1845, and a thoroughgoing reappraisal has lengthy been past due. during this significant new learn at the origins, heritage and structure of Dorchester Abbey, Warwick Rodwell assembles an incredible quantity of fabric from observations in the course of fix and conservation and knowledge derived from archaeological excavation, in addition to the unforeseen discovery of formerly unstudied and unpublished topographical and architectural fabric, housed in numerous documents. the quantity is divided into components: the 1st includes an account of the archaeology of the positioning and the architectural improvement of the abbey, whereas the second one includes a chain of particular notes and observations at the current constitution, its fittings and furniture.
Professor Noel D. Broadbent is one in all Sweden's most appropriate specialists on north Swedish archaeology and actually wrote the booklet at the prehistory of the Skellefteå quarter at the North Bothnian coast. this data is now delivered to undergo at the factor of Saami origins. the focal point is at the profitable adaptive thoughts of Saami societies over millions of years - a sworn statement to Saami resiliency, of relevance to the survival of indigenous societies around the globe at the present time.
By Mary C. Beaudry
What are the origins of agriculture? In what methods have technological advances relating to nutrition affected human improvement? How have nutrition and foodways been used to create identification, converse which means, and manage society? during this hugely readable, illustrated quantity, archaeologists and different students from around the globe discover those questions and more.
The Archaeology of nutrition offers greater than 250 entries spanning geographic and temporal contexts and lines contemporary discoveries along the result of a long time of study. The individuals supply overviews of present wisdom and theoretical views, increase key questions, and delve into myriad medical, archaeological, and fabric analyses so as to add intensity to our figuring out of foodstuff. The encyclopedia serves as a reference for students and scholars in archaeology, foodstuff reviews, and comparable disciplines, in addition to attention-grabbing studying for culinary historians, nutrition writers, and nutrients and archaeology enthusiasts.
By Paul Goldberg
Practical and Theoretical Geoarchaeology presents a useful assessment of geoarchaeology and the way it may be used successfully within the examine of archaeological websites and contexts. Taking a practical and sensible procedure, this ebook presents:
- a primary, broad-based point of view of the necessities of contemporary geoarchaeology as a way to show the breadth of the methods and the intensity of the issues that it could possibly tackle.
- the quick advances made within the sector in recent times, but additionally offers the reader an organization clutch of traditional approaches.
- covers conventional issues with the emphasis on landscapes, in addition to anthropogenic web site formation strategies and their investigation.
- provides guidance for the presentation of box and laboratory tools and the reporting of geoarchaeological results.
- essential studying for archaeology undergraduate and graduate scholars, training archaeologists and geoscientists who have to comprehend and practice geoarchaeological methodologies.
Artwork from the booklet is offered to teachers on-line at: www.blackwellpublishing.com/goldberg
“This is among the most sensible textbooks that i've got learn in years. I loved reviewing it, and located it well-written and thorough in its insurance of the conventional earth technology points of geoarchaeology. The non-traditional facets have been exciting and both thorough... I expect that this e-book becomes the textbook of selection for geoarchaeology sessions for numerous years.”
Geomorphology one zero one (2008) 740–743
The Archaeology of affliction indicates how the newest medical and archaeological recommendations can be utilized to spot the typical health problems and accidents from which people suffered in antiquity. Charlotte Roberts and Keith Manchester provide a bright photograph of historical disorder and trauma via combining the result of medical study with info accumulated from records, different components of archaeology, paintings, and ethnography. The ebook comprises info on congenital, infectious, dental, joint, endocrine, and metabolic ailments. The authors supply a scientific context for particular illnesses and injuries and think about the relevance of historic demography, uncomplicated bone biology, funerary practices, and prehistoric drugs. This totally revised 3rd version has been up to date to and encompasses quickly constructing study tools of during this interesting box.
By Neil Asher Silberman
This demanding quantity bargains a well timed and wide assessment of the present nation of archaeology in Israel. Contributed by way of prime students, the essays specialise in present difficulties and state of the art matters, starting from stories of ongoing excavations to new analytical techniques. Of curiosity not just to archaeologists, yet to social historians besides, the themes comprise archaeology and social heritage, archaeology and ethnicity, in addition to the overarching factor of ways texts and archaeological wisdom are to be mixed within the reconstruction of old Israel.
The Prehistory of Food units subsistence in its social context through concentrating on foodstuff as a cultural artefact. It brings jointly individuals with a systematic and organic services in addition to these attracted to the styles of intake and social swap, and features a wide selection of case stories.
By Helmut Berve, Gottfried Gruben, Max Hirmer
"Lo scopo di questo libro è duplice: esso non vuole soltanto presentare, così come ci sono prevenuti, i monumenti che si trovano nel vasto ambito dell'antica Ellade quali testimonianza di uno sviluppo artistico singolare, quanto scoprire piuttosto il vero e profondo significato di questi monumenti e fare risorgere davanti i nostri occhi quello che oggi è conservato soltanto in rovina."