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The discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamen

Author: Howard Carter; A C Mace
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1977.
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This book captures the painstaking, step-by-step process of excavation; and the wonders of the treasure-filled inner chamber. 104 on-the-spot photographs depict the phases of the discovery and the scrupulous cataloging of the treasures.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Carter, Howard, 1874-1939.
Discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamen
(DLC) 77071042
(OCoLC)3327064
Named Person: Tutankhamen, King of Egypt; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Carter; A C Mace
ISBN: 9780486141824 0486141829
OCLC Number: 867773560
Notes: "An unabridged republication of volume 1 of the work The tomb of Tut·Ankh·Amen discovered by the late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter, originally published by Cassell and Company, Ltd., London, 1923."
Description: 1 online resource (xlv, 231 pages, 54 unnumbered pages leaves of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction / Jon Manchip White --
Preface --
Introduction --
Biographical sketch of the late Lord Carnarvon / by Lady Burghclere --
The king and the queen --
The valley and the tombs --
The valley in modern times --
Our prefatory work at Thebes --
The finding of the tomb --
A preliminary investigation --
A survey of the antechamber --
Clearing the antechamber --
Visitors and the press --
Work in the laboratory --
The opening of the sealed door.
Other Titles: Tomb of Tut·ankh·Amen.
Responsibility: by Howard Carter and A.C. Mace ; with a new introd. by Jon Manchip White.
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This book captures the painstaking, step-by-step process of excavation; and the wonders of the treasure-filled inner chamber. 104 on-the-spot photographs depict the phases of the discovery and the scrupulous cataloging of the treasures.

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