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The Complete Tutankhamun

The King, The Tomb, The Royal Treasure

Nicholas Reeves

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A comprehensive account of the world's greatest archaeological discovery

Overview

The Tomb of Tutankhamun, with its breathtaking treasures, has exerted a unique hold on the popular imagination ever since its discovery by Howard Carter in 1922. It remains the greatest tomb find ever made. This is the fullest account yet published of the world's greatest archaeological discovery.

Contents include:
• the story of Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon's long quest for the tomb in the Valley of the Kings
• double-page features on each stage of the discovery, each chamber of the tomb, and all the main treasures
• extracts from Carter's notes and diaries and first-time publication of many of his drawings and reconstructions
• fresh evidence from scholarly monographs on the shrines, chariots and other finds
• a full reference section

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'A brilliantly presented book - with over 500 illustrations, maps, diagrams and magnificent colour photography'
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Specifications

Format: Paperback

Size: 25.4 x 19.2 cm

Extent: 224 pp

Publication date: 29 August 1995

ISBN: 9780500278109

Contents List

Extracts from Howard Carter's notes and diaries and first-time publication of many of his drawings and reconstructions • Double-page features on each stage of the discovery, each chamber of the tomb and all the main treasures • Fresh evidence from scholarly monographs on the shrines, chariots and other finds • A full reference section

About the Author

A renowned Egyptologist and one of the world's leading experts on the period, Nicholas Reeves was for several years a Curator in the Department of Egyptian Antiquities at the British Museum.

List of Contributors

The Seventh Earl of Carnarvon