The Complete Tutankhamun: The King, the Tomb, the Royal Treasure

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Thames and Hudson, 1990 - 224 pages
"The tomb of Tutankhamun, with its breathtaking treasures, has exerted a unique hold on the popular imagination ever since its discovery in 1922. It remains the greatest tomb-find ever made. It remains the fulelst account yet published of the world's greatest archaeological discovery. Contents include: the story of Howard Carter & Lord Carnarvon's long quest for the tomb in the Valley of the Kings ; double-page features on each stage of the discovery, each chamber of the tomb, and all the main treasures ; extracts from Carter's notes and diaries and first-time publication of many of his drawings and reconstructions ; fresh evidence from scholarly monographs on the shrines, chariots and other finds ; a full reference section."--Back cover.

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If you're a casual Egyptologist like me, than the Thames and Hudson "Complete" series is as perfect a resource as you're going to find. Fun to read, thorough, loaded with excellent photographs, charts, and illustrations, The Complete Tutankhamun is an excellent overview of its subject. Read full review

The complete Tutankhamun: the king, the tomb, the royal treasure

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As the owner and occupant of the most spectacular tomb to be excavated under modern archaeological conditions, Tutankhamun is synonymous with the mystery and wealth of ancient Egypt. In this ... Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Carl Nicholas Reeves is a English Egyptologist, with the Egyptian Expedition, University of Arizona.

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