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The legend of Tutankhamun : the golden king and the great pharaohs

Author: Zahi A Hawass
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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"Land of Pharaohs and Viziers, of tombs filled with gold and gems, of hieroglyphics meant to guide the soul from this world into the next - this is ancient Egypt, one of the earliest and most fascinating cultures in all of human history. This book, companion volume to a new exhibition touring Europe and America beginning in 2008, represents the glory and the mystery of the entire 3,000-year span of ancient Egyptian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Tutankhamen, King of Egypt; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zahi A Hawass
ISBN: 9781426202643 1426202644
OCLC Number: 271414861
Description: p. cm.
Contents: Ch. I. An Outline of Egyptian History / Zahi Hawass --
Ch. II. The Rise and the Glory / David O'Connor --
Ch. III. Unity and Power / David P. Silverman --
Ch. IV. The Golden Age / Betsy M. Bryan --
Ch. V. Tutankhamun and the Great Discovery / Zahi Hawass --
Ch. VI. The Fall and the Rise / Donald Redford --
Gallery I. Pharaohs of the Old and Middle KINGDOMS --
Gallery II. Pharaohs of the New Kingdom and Later --
Gallery III. Pharaoh's Family and Private Life --
Gallery IV. Pharaoh's Court --
Gallery V. Pharaoh's Religion --
Gallery VI. The Gold of the Pharaohs --
Gallery VII. The Discovery of a Pharaoh: Tutankhamun --
Afterword: The Secrets of the Pharaohs / Zahi Hawass --
Notes on the Exhibition.
Responsibility: by Zahi Hawass.

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Features ancient Egyptian history, focusing on the lifestyles and practices of the great pharaohs. This book chronicles 3,000 years of history, from the predynastic days to Tut and the golden age,  Read more...

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