Motel of the mysteries

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A satire on archaeology and civilization that involves unearthing a motel in the year 4022.
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display_description It is the year 4022; all of the ancient country of Usa has been buried under many feet of detritus from a catastrophe that occurred back in 1985. Imagine, then, the excitement that Howard Carson, an amateur archeologist at best, experienced when in crossing the perimeter of an abandoned excavation site he felt the ground give way beneath him and found himself at the bottom of a shaft, which, judging from the DO NOT DISTURB sign hanging from an archaic doorknob, was clearly the entrance to a still-sealed burial chamber. Carson's incredible discoveries, including the remains of two bodies, one of then on a ceremonial bed facing an altar that appeared to be a means of communicating with the Gods and the other lying in a porcelain sarcophagus in the Inner Chamber, permitted him to piece together the whole fabric of that extraordinary civilization.
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subject_facet Civilization, Modern -- 1950- -- Anecdotes
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North America -- Antiquities -- Anecdotes
North America -- Antiquities -- Humor
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Motel of the mysteries [electronic resource] / David Macaulay
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