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Finding treasures underneath the earth (archeology, paleonthology...)

A. Panda
The list author says: "These books narrate the discovery of great treasures underneath the earth, like archeological findings of the 19th century or more recent paleonthological findings of the 20th century. These books and their main characters have in common that they tell true exploring adventures."
The Bull of Minos (Sutton History Classics)
The Bull of Minos (Sutton History Classics)
"This book narrates the discovery of Knossos and Mycenae by Sir Arthur Evans and Heinrich Schliemann respectively. Schliemann was no archeologist, but he was sure that he would find Troy by following details contained in the Illiad. This book is both exciting as well as informative."
Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body
Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body
"This book narrates how paleontologists search for fossils and the exciting stories these can tell us. More specifically it tells the story of the finding of the fish ancestors of the animals that later came out of the water to populate the earth. The expedition was in the Artic territory of the Innuits."
The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry
The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry
"This book narrates the finding of a very old human ancestor and how DNA was extracted from its teeth, in order to find out the genetic lineage of Europeans. It also explains how migrations most probably occured using genetic evidence together with archeological findings."
Lost Cities - How They Were Built, Who Lived in Them, How They Were Found Again
Lost Cities - How They Were Built, Who Lived in Them, How They Were Found Again
"This is another great book by Leonard Cottrell in which he narrates how several "lost cities" were found in archeological excavations from Babylon and Nineveh to Macchu Picchu and Chichen-Itza. Written mainly to entertain this book is also quite informative."
The Lost Pharaohs
The Lost Pharaohs
"This book narrates the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb by the young Howard Carter. It also explains life in Egyptian times and how Tutankhamen became a boy king. You can read about the story of Tutankhamen's uncle and his worhip for the sun, which made him the sun king. I read a Spanish version of this book in school and was fascinated, I re-read it once or twice after that."
I Have Landed: The End of a Beginning in Natural History
I Have Landed: The End of a Beginning in Natural History
"Essays in Paleonthology, taxonomy, evolution and a myriad other things, some of which are true gems of general culture."
Genes, Peoples, and Languages
Genes, Peoples, and Languages
"This book links dicoveries in very different fields like paleonthology and archeology with genetics, in order to follow the footsteps of mankind to populate the world."
Human Natures: Genes, Cultures, and the Human Prospect
Human Natures: Genes, Cultures, and the Human Prospect
"The human natures as explained by different science fields, from genetics, paleonthology, neuroscience, anthropolgy, etc. The title says it all: "Genes, culture and the human prospect". I think this book encompasses everything I have read before on these subjects, by blending excellently discoveries in each field with an evolutionary perspective."