Academy,  2 (1870–71), 291–92.

[Review of The Primeval Monuments of Peru Compared with Those in Other Parts of the World, by Ephraim G Squier]

G Maspero



Publications reviewed:

Squier [1870]


Discovery, Archaeology, Anthropology

    Asserts that 'All sciences of recent foundation, such as American archæology is, have always some surprise in store for the man who will try them cautiously and conscientiously'. Although they might at first seem 'dry and unfruitful [...] after a while they disclose suddenly unknown treasures, and reward their students with unexpected discoveries'. (291)

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