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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:   Print 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: pages 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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Mysterious boy king Tutankhamun returns to the U.S. in 2008, bringing rare treasures never before seen outside Egypt.  Read more...

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