Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History

by Patrick Hunt Year Published: 2007

“Renowned archaeologist Patrick Hunt brings his top-ten list of ancient archaeological discoveries to life in this concise and captivating book.  The Rosetta Stone, Troy, Nineveh’s Assyrian Library, King Tut’s Tomb, Machu Picchu, Pompeii, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Thera, Olduvai Gorge, and the Tomb of the 10,000 Warriors – Hunt reveals the fascinating stories of these amazing discoveries and explains the ways in which they add to our knowledge of human history and permanently altered our worldwide view.  Part travel guide to the wonders of the world and part primer on ancient world history, Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History captures the awe and excitement of finding a lost window into ancient civilization.”