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The tomb of Tut-ankh-Amen, discovered by the late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter;

Author: Howard Carter; A C Mace
Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Co. [©1923]-
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Named Person: Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.; Toutankhamon, roi d'Egypte; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Carter; A C Mace
OCLC Number: 2771781
Notes: Illustrated lining-papers.
"Biographical sketch of the late Lord Carnarvon, by Lady Burghclere": v. 1, p. 31-72.
Description: volumes frontispiece, illustrations (plan: facsimile) plates, portraits 23 cm
Contents: V.1. Biographical sketch of the late Lord Carnarvon / Lady Burghclere --
The King and the Queen --
The valley and the tomb --
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. V.2. Remarks upon Egyptian art --
Tut-ankh-Amen --
The tomb and burial chamber --
Clearing the burial chamber and opening the sarcophagus --
The state chariots --
The opening of the three coffins (season 1925-26) --
Points of interest in Egyptian burial customs --
The examination of the royal mummy --
Appendixes. Report upon the examination of Tut-ankh-Amen's mummy --
The chemistry of the tomb --
Report on the floral wreaths found in the coffins of Tut-ankh-Amen --
Notes on objects from the tomb --
Report on the examination of specimens from the tomb of King Tut-ankh-Amen --
Descriptions of the objects. V.3. Facts and theories relating to the kings involved in the Aten heresy. The room beyond the burial chamber (a treasury) --
The funerary equipment found in the room beyond the burial chamber --
The annexe (a store-room) --
The objects found in the annexe (a store-room) --
The main cause of deterioration and chemical changes among the objects in the tomb --
Appendixes. Report upon the two human fetuses discovered in the tomb of Tut-ankh-Amen --
The chemistry of the tomb --
Description of the objects.
Responsibility: by Howard Carter and A.C. Mace ... with ... illustrations from photographs, by Harry Burton ...

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