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THE MOLECULE HUNT: ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE SEARCH FOR ANCIENT DNA

By: Jones, Martin

Price: ¥3,200.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007999

ISBN: 1559706112

Condition: Fine/Fine


A tight clean first edition/printing, protected in a new brodart wrapper, n ot price clipped/ex library or a book of the month edition. A revolution is underway in archaeology. Working at the cutting edge of genetic and molecular technologies, researchers have been probing the building blocks of ancient life-DNA, proteins, fats-to rewrite our understanding of the past. Their discoveries (including a Mitochondrial Eve, the woman from whom all modern humans descend) and analyses have helped revise the human genealogical tree and answer such questions as: How different are we from the Neandertha... View more info

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THE TARIM MUMMIES: ANCIENT CHINA AND THE MYSTERIES OF THE EARLIEST PEOPLES FROM THE WEST

By: Mallory, J. P.

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000044729

ISBN: 0500051011

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The best-preserved mummies in the world are not found in Egypt or Peru but in the museums of Xinjiang, the westernmost province of modern China. For t housands of years the occupants of the barren wastes and oases that would l ater become the Silk Road buried their dead in the desiccating sands of the Taklimakan, the second greatest desert on earth. This arid environment, pr eserving body and clothing, allows an unparalleled glimpse into the lives a n... View more info

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ANCIENT RUINS OF THE SOUTHWEST: AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL GUIDE

By: Noble, David Grant

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Cooper Square Publishing Llc: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000036423

ISBN: 0873587243

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. This third edition of David Grant Noble's indispensable guide to archaeological ruins of the American Southwest includes updated text and thirteen newly opened archaeological sites. From Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument in Texas to the Zuni-Acoma Trail in New Mexico, reader will be provided with old-time favorites and new treasures. In addition to descriptions of each site, Noble provides time-saving tips for the traveler, citing major highways, nearby towns and the faciliti... View more info

ARCHAEOLOGY

By: Rapport, Samuel

Price: ¥300.00

Publisher: WSP: 1964

Seller ID: RWARE0000005356

Condition: Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout. View more info

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF A DRUID PRINCE: THE STORY OF LINDOW MAN AN ARCHAEOLOG ICAL SENSATION

By: Ross, Anne

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Summit Books: 1990

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000008200

ISBN: 0671695363

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A highly collectible tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. In 1984, the 2000-year-old upper torso of a Druid victim of ritual sacrifice was found preserved in England's Lindow Moss peat bog. This book blends fact and speculation as it traces "Lindow Man's" beliefs and final days. View more info