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Curse of the pharaohs : my adventures with mummies

Author: Zahi A Hawass
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Geographic Society, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Zahi A. Hawass, currently in charge of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt, tells true stories of archaeology and Egypt's treasures.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Zahi A Hawass; Zahi A Hawass; Zahi A Hawass
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zahi A Hawass
ISBN: 079226665X 9780792266655 0792269632 9780792269632
OCLC Number: 53919579
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: My adventures --
Introduction --
May your name live forever --
Birth of the curse --
Real Egyptian curses --
My real-life brushes with the curse --
Dangers and rewards --
Truth about the curse --
Afterword --
More about ancient Egypt: Appendix 1: Tips for becoming an archaeologis t--
Appendix 2: Tracing Egypt's glorious past --
Appendix 3: How a mummy was made --
Appendix 4: Gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt --
Appendix 5: Glossary --
Resources --
Index.
Responsibility: by Zahi Hawass.
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Many people still believe that, should someone disturb the resting place of the ancient Egyptians, they will be struck down with the 'curse of the mummies'. This book explores the myths and legends  Read more...

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