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Author Tyldesley, Joyce A

Title Tutankhamen : the search for an Egyptian king / Joyce Tyldesley

Publ Info New York : Basic Books, 2012
 CCRI-Lincoln  DT87.5 .T95 2012    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Warwick  DT87.5 .T95 2012    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DT87.5 .T95 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript xx, 316 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
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Note "Published in 2012 in Great Britain by Profile Books Ltd."--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. 294-303) and index
Contents Tutankhamen's many curses -- Tutankhamen : life and death -- Loss -- Discovery -- Recovery -- Inventory -- Autopsy -- Family -- Restoration -- Tutankhamen : life after death --Tutankhamen's curse -- Secrets and lies -- Tutankhamen abroad -- Who was who in ancient Egypt -- Egyptologists and 'experts' at the time of the discovery
Note Presents a portrait of King Tutankhamen, a fascinating and misunderstood ruler, shedding new light on his importance, his enduring power, and the archaeological discovery that earned him a place in the popular imagination
LC subject Tutankhamen, King of Egypt
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Egypt
Egypt -- Kings and rulers -- Biography
Egypt -- Kings and rulers -- Family
Egypt -- History -- Eighteenth dynasty, ca. 1570-1320 B.C
ISBN 9780465020201 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0465020208 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781847657978 (British eISBN)
1847657974 (British eISBN)