Archaeology reveals the rich histories of complex cultures in the cradle of humankind. Study the Dogon people of Mali. Explore the ancient city of Jenne-jeno. Learn how computer technology has recreated the Kushite temples at Jebel Barkal and how artifacts bring new insights, helping scientists to piece together the puzzle of ancient Africa.
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About the Author
Victoria Sherrow is a veteran author of fiction and nonfiction titles on topics as diverse as backyard creatures, the Great Depression, endangered animals, the Holocaust, Benjamin Franklin, tennis, and medical ethics. This is her first book for National Geographic Children's Books.