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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; Harry Burton; Douglas Erith Derry
Publisher: New York : Cooper Square Publishers, 1963, ©1954.
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Carter, Howard, 1874-1939.
Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen.
New York, Cooper Square Publishers, 1963 [©1954]
(OCoLC)600915401
Online version:
Carter, Howard, 1874-1939.
Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen.
New York, Cooper Square Publishers, 1963 [©1954]
(OCoLC)608126995
Named Person: Tutankhamen, King of Egypt; Howard Carter; George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert Carnarvon, Earl of; George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert Carnarvon, Earl of; Howard Carter; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Carter; A C Mace; Harry Burton; Douglas Erith Derry
OCLC Number: 413299
Notes: V.1 includes 104 illustrations from photographs by Harry Burton -- v.2 includes 153 illustrations from photographs by Harry Burton and appendices by Douglas E. Derry [and others] -- v.3 includes 156 illustrations from photographs by Harry Burton and appendices by Douglas E. Derry.
Description: 3 volumes, [200] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 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.

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