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.
• 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