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Tutankhamun : the mystery of the boy king

Author: Zahi A Hawass
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
Created by art historians under the guidance of Zahi Hawass -- director of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities -- this book surveys 3,000 years of ancient Egyptian history by focusing on the lives and lifestyles of great pharaohs. The book's design echoes an exhibition, grouping objects representing family life, religious practices, funerary rituals, and gold. In each artifact -- a queen's eye makeup container, a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Multicultural
Juvenile works
Pictorial works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Pictorial works Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hawass, Zahi A.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2005
Named Person: Tutankhamen, King of Egypt; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zahi A Hawass
ISBN: 9780792283546 0792283546 9780792283553 0792283554
OCLC Number: 55764585
Target Audience: Ages 10-14.
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Howard Carter, King Tut, and me --
The great discovery --
Egypt before Tutankhamun --
Tutankhamun, king of Egypt --
The life of the boy king --
Death and burial --
After King Tut --
Time line of ancient Egyptian history.
Responsibility: by Zahi Hawass.
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Mysterious boy king Tutankhamun returns to the U.S. in 2008, bringing rare treasures never before seen outside Egypt. For the millions of fans wanting a keepsake and chronicle of this magnificent new  Read more...


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