Tutankhamen & The Discovery of His Tomb: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Tutankhamen & The Discovery of His Tomb

1st Edition

By Howard Carter, Lord Carnarvon


136 pages

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Paperback: 9780415652933
pub: 2012-08-02
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The discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb in 1922 aroused unprecedented excitement in the field of Egyptology. In the tomb of a "colourless youth, who reigned for a few years only" were found unmatched riches, the study of which has led to numerous insights into ancient Egyptian civilization. The author of this fascinating text discusses the tomb's discovery, the significance of its discovery and contents, tomb-robbers, and the ethics of desecration.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Ancient / General
HISTORY / Ancient / Egypt