X Marks the Spot

X Marks the Spot: An Adventurous History of Archaeology

Paperback Published on: 06/06/2024
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Synopsis

'Fascinating' GREG JENNER
'I couldn't put it down' JANINA RAMIREZ
'Fabulous' NATALIE HAYNES
'Alive with the spirit of adventure' RANULPH FIENNES
'If you love Indiana Jones, this is the real thing' DAN SNOW

Ancient shipwrecks in crystal seas, mythical princesses preserved in ice and astonishing lost rituals - this is the story of archaeology.

Professor Michael Scott uncovers the true stories behind history's most monumental discoveries, unearthing traps, curses and buried treasure along the way. Full of extraordinary characters - from glory hunters to forgotten heroes - X Marks the Spot explores our love affair with the past.

  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • ISBN: 9781529367850
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Weight: 240g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 26 mm

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