Lost World of the Old Ones

Lost World of the Old Ones

David Roberts continues to recount his adventures through time and the American Southwest in this 2015 book. He continues to reveal hidden archaeological sites throughout the Four Corners region, as well as discuss modern issues surrounding said sites. This book is perfect for learning about the Ancestral Pueblo and American Southwest alike. If you enjoy outdoors books in the vein of Jon Krakaur, you are bound to like this narrative. 

-- Mira O, BMC '24


In this thrilling story of intellectual and archaeological discovery, David Roberts recounts his last twenty years of far-flung exploits in search of spectacular prehistoric ruins and rock art panels known to very few modern travelers. His adventures range across Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and southwestern Colorado, and illuminate the mysteries of the Ancestral Puebloans and their contemporary neighbors the Mogollon and Fremont, as well as of the more recent Navajo and Comanche.

Publication Date: 
April 25, 2016