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Looking for Dilmun: A Personal Narrative of the Discovery of a Fifth Great Ancient Civilization, Hitherto Totally Unknown, to Rival the 5,000-Year-Old Glories of Egypt, Babylon, Sumer, and the Indus Valley

By: Bibby, Geoffrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294343

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Minor scuff on front board. 1969 Hard Cover. ix, [7], 383, [1], vii, [7] pp. 8vo. Dilmun was a land which stretched beyond the confines of Bahrain, as far north as Kuwait, and as far south as Saudi Arabia. The quest for the real Dilmun began when the author revisited Bahrain in order to explore the thousands of undated burial mounds scattered across the country. A seasons digging established the existence of a major civilisation dating from around 2300 BC. First published in 1969 this fascinating book of discovery tells the story of archaeological detective work wi... View more info