The Uluburun Shipwreck

The Uluburun Shipwreck

Lecture 13 of 24

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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This Lecture: The Uluburun shipwreck, a vessel that sank in 1300 B.C. off the coast of what is now modern Turkey, ranks among the greatest archaeological finds of all time. Learn about its remarkable underwater excavation, and wonder at the ship's fabulous cargo, from ancient raw materials such as copper ingots and ivory to lavish finished goods and dazzling jewelry. The Course: What, exactly, do archaeologists do? What takes place on an archaeological dig? And how does the reality of the work differ from what we see in Indiana Jones movies? Archaeology: An Introduction to the World's Greatest Sites, taught by renowned archaeologist and National Geographic Explorer Eric H. Cline, answers these questions and more in provocative detail. All Lectures: 1. The Origins of Modern Archaeology 2. Excavating Pompeii and Herculaneum 3. Schliemann and His Successors at Troy 4. Early Archaeology in Mesopotamia 5. How Do Archaeologists Know Where to Dig? 6. Prehistoric Archaeology 7. Gb̲ekli Tepe, ßatalhy̲|k, and Jericho 8. Pyramids, Mummies, and Hieroglyphics 9. King Tut's Tomb 10. How Do You Excavate at a Site? 11. Discovering Mycenae and Knossos 12. Santorini, Akrotiri, and the Atlantis Myth 13. The Uluburun Shipwreck 14. The Dead Sea Scrolls 15. The Myth of Masada? 16. Megiddo: Excavating Armageddon 17. The Canaanite Palace at Tel Kabri 18. Petra, Palmyra, and Ebla 19. How Are Artifacts Dated and Preserved? 20. The Terracotta Army, Sutton Hoo, and |tzi 21. Discovering the Maya 22. The Nazca Lines, Sipǹ, and Machu Picchu 23. Archaeology in North America 24. From the Aztecs to Future Archaeology
Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses, 2016.
Edition: Unabridged.
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: data file
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1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital.
Additional Contributors: Cline, Eric
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