A beautiful guide to the world's most mysterious and spellbinding historic buildings, monuments, and landmarks
From the mysterious Callanais standing stones of Scotland to the power and might of the Parthenon in Greece or the astonishing craftsmanship of the Easter Island figures, this guide to archaeological sites and ancient remains will take the reader on a spiritual and educational journey. Compiled by one of the world's most prominent experts on prehistoric art, archaeology, and ancient history, this reference is organized by continent, focuses on everyday objects, and offers travel advice.
Dr. Paul Bahn is a distinguished archaeologist and a prolific writer and broadcaster on archaeology. His books include Archaeology Essentials, The Cambridge Illustrated History of Archaeology, Cave Art, The Penguin Archaeology Guide, and Written in Bones.