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12 Best Archaeology Books of All Time


Our goal: Gather the most accurate and trustworthy list of Archaeology books on the internet.

Our process:
1. Search for "best Archaeology books" and click on the top 5 articles.
2. Find every book mentioned in 2+ articles and average their rankings.
3. Deliver them all neatly to you here! 😊

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 1

    1177 B.C.

    Eric H. Cline

    Appears in 3 articles
  2. 2

    The Mind in the Cave

    David Lewis-Williams

    Appears in 2 articles
  3. 3
    Appears in 2 articles
  4. 4
    Appears in 2 articles
  5. 5

    Lives in Ruins

    Marilyn Johnson

    Appears in 2 articles
  6. 6
    Appears in 2 articles
  7. 7
    Appears in 2 articles
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    8
    Appears in 2 articles
  9. 9
    Appears in 2 articles
  10. 10

    Archaeology

    Colin Renfrew

    Appears in 2 articles
  11. 11

    Archaeological Theory

    Matthew Johnson

    Appears in 2 articles
  12. 12

    After the Ice

    Steven Mithen

    Appears in 2 articles

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