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By The Great Courses, Professor Eric H. Cline, The Great Courses

The paintings of archaeologists has commanded around the world consciousness and captivated the human mind's eye because the earliest days of exploration, with groundbreaking discoveries reminiscent of the treasures of historical Egypt, the misplaced kingdoms of the Maya, and the fabled urban of Troy. Archaeology brings us face-to-face with our far away ancestors, with treasures of the earlier, and with lifestyles because it was once lived in long-ago civilizations.

Despite the attention-grabbing and sometimes romantic allure of archaeology, many people have little suggestion of what the sphere really contains. What, precisely, do archaeologists do? What occurs on an archaeological dig? and the way does the truth of the paintings range from what we see in Indiana Jones video clips?

Archaeology: An creation to the World's maximum Sites, taught through popular archaeologist and nationwide Geographic Explorer Eric H. Cline, solutions those questions and extra in wealthy and provocative aspect. those 24 exciting lectures, produced in partnership with nationwide Geographic, introduces you to over 20 of the main major and mesmerizing archaeological websites on the earth, supplying either in-depth appears to be like on the websites themselves and an insider's view of the heritage, technological know-how, and expertise of archaeology. organize your self for a bright and distinctive exploration of archaeology's most opulent discoveries within the corporation of a professional archaeologist with many years of expertise within the box.

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