Encyclopedia of Dubious Archaeology: From Atlantis to the Walam Olum (Hardback)Kenneth L. Feder (author)
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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
Number of pages: 292
Weight: 816 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 23 mm
"This is a fascinating book to read, and one that could help to answer trivia questions on the Cardiff Giant or the Ica Stones. . . . Many of the topics will be familiar to fans of cable shows that focus on the extraordinary and the unusual." - Booklist
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