Archeology

Archaeology, or archeology (from Greek ἀρχαιολογία, archaiologia – ἀρχαῖος, arkhaīos, "ancient"; and -λογία, -logiā, "-logy"), is the study of human society, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data which they have left behind, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts and cultural landscapes (the archaeological record). Because archaeology employs a wide range of different procedures, it can be considered to be both a science and a humanity, and in the United States it is thought of as a branch of anthropology, although in Europe it is ...more

The Janus Stone (Ruth Galloway #2)
The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt
The House at Sea's End (Ruth Galloway, #3)
Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
The Outcast Dead (Ruth Galloway #6)
Lives in Ruins: Archeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble
A Room Full of Bones (Ruth Galloway #4)
The Krishna Key
The Eye of Heaven (Fargo Adventure, #6)
1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed
The Devil Colony (Sigma Force, #7)
Necropolis (Whyborne & Griffin, #4)
The Lost Sisterhood
Digging for Richard III: The Search for the Lost King
The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code

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