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Title:
The first fossil hunters : paleontology in Greek and Roman times
Author:
Mayor, Adrienne, 1946-
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Publication Information:
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xx, 361 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The gold-guarding griffin: a paleontological legend -- Earthquakes and elephants: prehistoric remains in Mediterranean lands -- Ancient discoveries of giant bones -- Artistic and archaeological evidence for fossil discoveries -- Mythology, natural philosophy, and fossils -- Centaur bones: paleontological fictions.
ISBN:
9780691058634

9780691089775
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Book

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