DK Eyewitness Books: Treasure, 1st Edition

  • Philip Steele
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  • ISBN-10: 0756663326
  • ISBN-13: 9780756663322
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 72 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

From how these treasures were created, lost, and uncovered by explorers and scientists, Eyewitness Treasure takes a look at the wide variety of precious objects that have been the seeds of greed, conquest, crime, and adventure over the history of humankind.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Precious Treasure.
2: Earliest Treasures.
3: A Glint of Gold.
4: Jewels and Jade.
5: The Finest Things.
6: Royal Splendor.
7: Sacred Treasure.
8: Pigments and Pages.
9: Treasures in the Tomb.
10: Precious Offerings.
11: Hidden Hoards.
12: Lost Cities.
13: Sunken Treasure.
14: Spanish Treasure Fleets.
15: Invaders and Raiders.
16: Pirates and Buccaneers.
17: Grave Robbers.
18: Quest for El Dorado.
19: Treasure Seekers.
20: Archeology in Action.
21: Discovery at Saqqara.
22: Searching the Seabed.
23: Time Capsules.
24: Whose Treasure?.
25: On Show.
26: Safe and Sound.
27: Fakes and Forgeries.
28: Still Undiscovered.
29: Treasure in the Future.
Timeline of Treasure.
Treasure Map of the World.
Find out More.
Lore and Legend.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.