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Tutankhamun : the life and death of a pharaoh

Author: David H Murdoch; Chris Forsey; Anne Yvonne Gilbert; Eric Thomas
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Relates the story of the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon and what it revealed about the funeral rites of the pharaoh. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Tutankhamun, Pharaoh of Egypt; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David H Murdoch; Chris Forsey; Anne Yvonne Gilbert; Eric Thomas
ISBN: 075133748X 9780751337488
OCLC Number: 51872320
Notes: Originally published: 1998.
Includes index.
Description: 48 pages (8 folded) : illustrations (chiefly color), facsimiles, map, portraits ; 28 cm
Contents: This discovery; the characters; the Valley of the Kings; the hidden steps; breaking through; the antechamber; the burial chamber; the treasury; the annexe; unwrapping the mummy; treasures of the tomb; the journey to the tomb; "wonderful things"; life and times of Tutankhamun; the kingdom of the Nile; gods and religion; the pharaoh; who was Tutankhamun?; mummies and embalming; the archaeologists at work.
Responsibility: written by David Murdoch ; illustrated by Chris Forsey, Anne Yvonne Gilbert, Eric Thomas.

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In this text, accompany two archaeologists as they discover the tomb of the boy king, Tutankhamun and the exquisite treasures inside it. Learn about his life and death, from coming to power at the  Read more...

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