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Discovering Tutankhamun : from Howard Carter to DNA / Zahi Hawass.

Author/Creator:
Hawass, Zahi A.
Publication:
Cairo : The American University in Cairo Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
264 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Subjects:
Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.
Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C.
Egypt -- Antiquities.
Summary:
Penned by a scholar who was personally involved in research into the enigmatic young pharaoh, this comprehensive and fully illustrated new study reviews the current state of our knowledge about the life, death, and burial of Tutankhamun in light of the latest investigations and newest technology. Zahi Hawass places the king in the broader context of Egyptian history, unravelling the intricate and much debated relationship between various members of the royal family, and the circumstances surrounding the turbulent Amarna period.
Contents:
The golden age of Egypt: Dynasty 18
Religion and life after death
Robbers in the Valley of the Kings
The tomb and its treasures
Tutankhamun's mummy
The discovery of the family of Tutankhamun
The Valley of the Kings and finds after the discovery of Tutankhamun
The curse of Tutankhamun
Tutmania
Conclusion.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contributor:
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
ISBN:
9789774166372
977416637X
OCLC:
859580199
Publisher Number:
99957528943
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