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Alex, Lynn M. Iowa's Archaeological Past. University of Iowa Press, 2000.
Describes the people and artifacts of Iowa's past, including photographs of archaeological discoveries.

Macaulay, David. Motel of the Mysteries. Houghton Mifflin, 1979.
Presents a study of modern civilization from the viewpoint of archaeologists in the year 4022 who are examining artifacts of twentieth-century American life.

McIntosh, Jane. Archeology (Eyewitness Books). DK, 2000.
Explores the world of archaeology and looks at some of the techniques that are used by scientists to piece together information about past civilizations. Contains numerous color photos of actual artifacts.

Panchyk, Richard. Archaeology for Kids: Uncovering the Mysteries of Our Past: 25 Activities. Chicago Review Press, 2001.
Provides an overview of the archaeological process, from research to preservation and describes how artifacts can help people learn about the past.

Scheller, William. Amazing Archaeologists and Their Finds. Oliver Press, 1994.
Contains profiles of nine famous archaeologists and the treasures that they uncovered.



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