I strongly recommend this book to anyone with any interest at all in the ancient world - you'll be hooked, even as I was!
Everybody should read this book and learn a little more about the passed of so many fascinating worlds.... Very easy to read and to go "into the passes".
Author was able to make a ''dry'' subject very interesting for the general reader in his book concerning very wide subject.
This is one of the first books on archeology I ever read. It started a life long hobby that remains strong today. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Gary W. Chandler
This book inspired me to read more about archaeology. It weaves the stories of colorful personalities, history and early archaeological science. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Joyax
Gods, Graves and Scholars is probably single-handedly responsible for me having gotten two Anthropology degrees and a career in archaeology. Read morePublished 4 months ago by an Amazon customer
I first read this book in the 1970's and I thought that a Ebook version would be an updated version. I was wrong. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Timothy P. Gallagher
I originally received this book as a gift from my sister-in-law. It reads like a series of great detective stories, and, amazingly enough, all the tales are true! Read morePublished 13 months ago by Ash Housewares
This book speaks in human terms about the origins of Archaeology. Who the first archaeologists were from the grave robbers to collectors, to the codebreakers who deciphered... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Michael Wilds
I have the original book, edited in 1943 in german from my father. So, this was a gift for somebody as involved in history like I am. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Helena
I had this book many years ago, and it got lost in moves. I consider it one of the two best non-fiction books I've ever read, and I read a lot. I highly recommend it.Published 17 months ago by Bev Eckman-Onyskow
This refers to the Kindle edition. I have read this book many times over since I was a kid in the 1960s, and I come back to it every couple of years. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Amazon Customer