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Tomb Explorers By Nicola Barber

Tomb Explorers by Nicola Barber

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Summary

'Tomb Explorers' examines the hunt for and discovery of ancient tombs, and the valuable treasures they hold, whether that be gold and jewels, or important artefacts that offer us a window on to the past.

Tomb Explorers Summary

Tomb Explorers by Nicola Barber

'Tomb Explorers' examines the hunt for and discovery of ancient tombs, and the valuable treasures they hold, whether that be gold and jewels, or important artefacts that offer us a window on to the past. Part of the Treasure Hunters series, 'Tomb Explorers' offers a cross-curricular mix of science & technology and history & civilizations, with a fun, dramatic approach. Tombs covered in the book include that of Tutankhamun, the Sumerian royal tombs of Ur, the Terracotta Army of ancient China, and the Mayan tombs of Palanque in the Mexican Rainforest, and the Oseberg ship burial. The book also looks at the motives for these searches, and the importance of responsible archaeology: were the treasure hunters driven by personal greed or glory, or did they embark on their quest with a historical interest and a desire to preserve the lost treasures?

About Nicola Barber

As well as writing about lost cities, Nicola Barber has written books on the modern-day cities of Tokyo and Los Angeles. She has also written about many periods of history, from the Vikings to the Victorians. Nicola lives in North Wales.

Additional information

GOR010015316
Tomb Explorers by Nicola Barber
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
2013-01-17
48
1406249718
9781406249712
N/A
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