Archaeology from Space

How the Future Shapes Our Past

Recommended by Monica Byrne, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #83 in Aerospace Engineering, Ranked #90 in Archaeology

National Geographic Explorer and TED Prize-winner Dr. Sarah Parcak welcomes you to the exciting new world of space archaeology, a growing field that is sparking extraordinary discoveries from ancient civilizations across the globe.

In Archaeology from Space, Sarah Parcak shows the evolution, major discoveries, and future potential of the young field of satellite archaeology. From surprise advancements after the declassification of spy photography, to a new map of the mythical Egyptian city of Tanis, she shares her field’s biggest discoveries, revealing why space...

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Monica Byrne HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY to @indyfromspace! You should buy this book RIGHT NOW. I read it in two delicious sittings—part memoir, part science, part science fiction—and it was like taking a master class in archaeology over a beer. So fascinating, so enjoyable, so fun. Go get it! (Source)

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