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The first fossil hunters : paleontology in Greek and Roman times / Adrienne Mayor.
- Mayor, Adrienne, 1946-
- , ©2000
About this work
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, , ©2000.
xx, 361 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -349) and index.
Where to find it
Location StatusHistory of MedicineAKE.AA1 Open shelves