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The tomb of Tutankhamen : with 17 color plates and 65 monochrome illustrations and two appendices

Author: Howard Carter
Publisher: [New York] : Excalibur Books, [1972], ©1954.
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Named Person: Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Carter
ISBN: 052570101X 9780525701019
OCLC Number: 16720463
Notes: A shortened version of the 3-v. work entitled: The tomb of Tut-ankh-Amen, originally published 1923-33.
Reprint of 1972 ed. published by E.P. Dutton.
Description: 236, [2] pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: 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 --
Visitors and the press --
Work in the laboratory --
The Opening of the sealed door --
Tutankhamen --
The Tomb and the burial chamber --
Clearing the burial chamber and opening the sarcophagus --
The State chariots --
The Opening of the three coffins --
Points of interest in Egyptian burial customs --
The Examination of the royal mummy --
The Room beyond the burial chamber- a treasury --
The Funery equipment found in the room beyond the burial chamber --
The Annexe --
The Objects found in the Annexe --
The Main cause of deterioration and chemical changes among objects in the tomb --
Appendix 1 : Report upon the examination of Tutankhanmen's mummy / by Douglas E. Derry --
Appendix 2 : Report upon the floral wreaths found in the coffins of Tutankhamen / by P.E. Newberry.
Responsibility: Howard Carter.

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