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Howard Carter : the path to Tutankhamun

Author: T G H James
Publisher: London ; New York : Taurus Parke Paperbacks, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : Rev. pbk. edView all editions and formats
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It was the legendary discovery of Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings and Howard Carter's painstaking clearance of the intact royal burial that was to secure his place in history. T.G.H. James'  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
James, T.G.H. (Thomas Garnet Henry).
Howard Carter.
London ; New York : Taurus Parke Paperbacks, 2000
(DLC) 2001271661
(OCoLC)48613631
Named Person: Howard Carter; Howard Carter; Howard Carter
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T G H James
ISBN: 1417516291 9781417516292 9780857713377 085771337X
OCLC Number: 55750755
Description: 1 online resource (513 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: 1 Early years 1 --
2 Egypt: the beginnings 22 --
3 Consolidation and diversification 45 --
4 Chief Inspector 76 --
5 The Saqqara affair 112 --
6 Crisis and resolution 140 --
7 Five years' explorations at Thebes 163 --
8 Royal tombs and the Great War 192 --
9 The Valley of the Kings and discovery 220 --
10 The Antechamber 253 --
11 The Burial Chamber and death 285 --
12 The spirit of mischief 316 --
13 America and improving prospects 354 --
14 The royal body, with reverence 385 --
15 A long and steady plod 412 --
16 Non-fulfilment and decline 439 --
I Letter from M. Jouveau to M. Maspero 473 --
II The Earl of Carnarvon's permit to excavate 475 --
III The Earl of Carnarvon's account of the opening 478 --
IV The Times agreement 480.
Responsibility: T.G.H. James.
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