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Encyclopedia of Dubious Archaeology: From Atlantis to the Walam Olum
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Publisher Greenwood Pub Group
Publication date October 11, 2010
Pages 292
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780313379185
ISBN-10 0313379181
Dimensions 0.75 by 7 by 10.25 in.
Weight 1.45 lbs.
Original list price $94.00
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This book provides a fascinating, encyclopedic antidote for the mysticism and pseudoscience surrounding well-known or highly publicized archaeological and anthropological "discoveries."


• 134 alphabetical entries of terms related to extraordinary archaeological claims, many related to popular frauds, misinterpretations, and misrepresentations of the human past

• Contains 50 illustrations, including depictions of the Maya calendar day and month glyphs, ancient astronomical alignments, the sarcophagus lid of the Maya ruler Pacal, and the Ica Stones

• Photographs of such monuments and artifacts as the pyramids at Giza, Serpent Mound, Nazca ground drawings, Tucson artifacts, Michigan Relics, and Easter Island Moai bring the topics to life

• A comprehensive bibliography and further reading suggestions at the end of each entry feed further investigation



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9780313379185 | details & prices | 292 pages | 7.00 × 10.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $94.00
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