Pompeii, 1st Edition

  • Diane Marczely Gimpel
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629685127
  • ISBN-13: 9781629685120
  • DDC: 937.7
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released April 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Digging Up the Past highlights well-known archaeological discoveries with amazing facts about what was found. Each book digs into what these finds tell us about human history and how we have come to understand it. With clear text and well-chosen images, readers will explore how the historical record informed the archaeological investigation. They will discover the story of the dig, including its leaders, techniques, tools, and findings. And, they will learn how the discoveries shed new light on our understanding of the past. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Why Pompeii Matters Today.
2: The Burial of Pompeii.
3: Digging Begins.
4: Buried Cities.
5: Pompeii's First Big Dig.
6: Preservation, Not Collection.
7: Conservation Takes Hold.
8: Discovery and Decay.
9: The New Millennium.
Digging Up the Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.