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The Adventure of Archaeology Brian M. Fagan Hardcover 368pp Non-fiction, Archaeology The National Geographic Society, 1985 Synopsis: The Adventures of Archaeology tells the story of how the science of digging up the past came into being, a compelling tale of tourists and treasure hunters, of strong-minded adventurers, of patient excavators laboring alone, of teams of scholars trekking into the desert or diving into the deep. In these pages you will witness the discovery of forgotten civilizations, The Assyrians and Sumerians of Mesopotamia, the Minoans of Crete, the Harappans of the Indus Valley, the Olmec of Mexico. Condition: used, very good condition with clean, tight pages. The dust jacket is in acceptable condition with tearing at the top and bottom of the spine, about an inch tear at the top of the front cover, and about an inch tear on the bottom of the back cover.