The Romance of Excavation


Read by Steven Seitel

(4.8 stars; 12 reviews)

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) (4 hr 50 min)

Chapters

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