The Romance of Excavation

David MASTERS (1883 - 1965)

The Romance of Excavation: A Record of the Amazing Discoveries in Egypt, Assyria, Troy, Crete, etc., with Twenty-Nine Illustrations, From the Foreword: "In the following pages I have sought to reveal some of the romance of excavation, to tell the fascinating story of the men who have gone out into the desert places and dug up long-lost cities and the fabled treasure of ancient kings." (Steven Seitel)

Genre(s): Antiquity

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Story of the Rosetta Stone Steven Seitel
00:15:33
Play 02 The Ruins of Egypt Steven Seitel
00:14:54
Play 03 The Tomb of Tutankhamen Steven Seitel
00:13:57
Play 04 Signs That Tell Where to Dig Steven Seitel
00:14:37
Play 05 Graves Which Make History Steven Seitel
00:17:31
Play 06 Wonders of the Pyramids Steven Seitel
00:28:09
Play 07 Thebes, One-time Capital of Egypt Steven Seitel
00:31:03
Play 08 A Despised Statue that Realized 10,000 pounds Steven Seitel
00:21:25
Play 09 The Mystery of Cuneiform Writing Steven Seitel
00:20:41
Play 10 Hills Which Are Buried Cities Steven Seitel
00:14:47
Play 11 How Layard Uncoverd a Lost Civilization Steven Seitel
00:31:15
Play 12 A Mussel Shell That Proved Scientists Wrong Steven Seitel
00:18:19
Play 13 The Discovery of Troy Steven Seitel
00:22:59
Play 14 Schliemann Vindicated and Honored Steven Seitel
00:10:50
Play 15 Did Ancient Crete Dominate the World? Steven Seitel
00:14:02