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King Tutankhamun : the treasures of the tomb

Author: Zahi A Hawass; Sandro Vannini
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features distinctive profiles of nearly two hundred artifacts that represent milestones in Carter's ten-year excavation of King Tutankhamun's tomb. Includes 324 illustrations, 317 in color, including 26 foldouts.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Named Person: Tutankhamen, King of Egypt; Howard Carter; Howard Carter; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.; König) Tutanchamun (Ägypten
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zahi A Hawass; Sandro Vannini
ISBN: 9780500051511 0500051518
OCLC Number: 218110956
Description: 296 pages (some folded) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 35 cm
Contents: The adventures of Howard Carter and Zahi Hawass --
The stairway and entrance corridor --
The antechamber --
The burial chamber --
The treasury --
The annexe --
Backstage --
List of objects.
Responsibility: Zahi Hawass ; photographs by Sandro Vannini.

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The tomb of Tutankhamun, with its treasures, remains the most sensational archaeological find of all time. This volume takes the reader through Tutankhamuns tomb room-by-room in the order that it was  Read more...

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'The ultimate book on the boy king ... breathtaking images' - Daily Express 'Unpack the treasures from Tutankhamun's tomb as spread after glittering spread unfurls in this sumptuous new book' - The Read more...

 
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