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The Buried Past: An Archaeological History of Philadelphia

Cotter, John L., Daniel G. Roberts, and Michael Parrington

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ISBN 10: 0812231422 / ISBN 13: 9780812231427
Published by University of Pennsylvania Press., Philadelphia, 1994
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Maroon hardcover with illustrated dust jacket all in very good condition. The Buried Past presents the most significant archaeological discoveries made in one of America's most historic cities. Based on more than thirty years of intensive archaeological investigations in the greater Philadelphia area, this study contains the first record of many nationally important sites linking archaeological evidence to historical documentation. These include Independence National Historical Park, Valley Forge National Historical Park, and Fort Mifflin National Historical Landmark. It provides an archaeological tour through the houses and life-ways of both the great figures and the common people. It reveals how people dined, what vessels and dishes they used, and what their trinkets (and secret sins) were. Over 100 illustrations. Complete index. 524 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 5063

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Title: The Buried Past: An Archaeological History ...

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press., Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition

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The Buried Past presents the most significant archaeological discoveries made in one of America's most historic cities. Based on more than thirty years of intensive archaeological investigations in the greater Philadelphia area, this study contains the first record of many nationally important sites linking archaeological evidence to historical documentation, including Interdependence and Valley Forge National Historical Parks. It provides an archaeological tour through the houses and life-ways of both the great figures and the common people. It reveals how people dined, what vessels and dishes they used, and what their trinkets (and secret sins) were.

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By John L. Cotter and Daniel G. Roberts

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