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    DescriptionThe tomb of Tutankhamun, with its breathtaking treasures, remains the most sensational archaeological find of all time. This brilliantly illustrated volume, published to accompany the exhibition at The O2 in London, takes the reader through Tutankhamun's tomb room-by-room in the order that it was discovered and excavated by Howard Carter, illuminating the tomb's most magnificent artifacts, as well as all of the objects in the Tut exhibition. Dr Zahi Hawass imbues the text with his own inimitable flavour, imagining how the uncovering and opening of the tomb must have felt for Carter, while Sandro Vannini's extraordinary photographs reproduce the objects in infinitesmal detail. This sumptuous volume is the definitive record of Tutankhamun's glittering legacy.


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    Title
    King Tutankhamun
    Subtitle
    The Treasures of the Tomb
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Zahi A. Hawass, Photographs by Sandro Vannini
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 296
    Width: 254 mm
    Height: 348 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 2,458 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780500051511
    ISBN 10: 0500051518
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: HDDG
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15520
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 41
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    B&T Approval Code: A14202020
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 55
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    B&T Approval Code: A17602000
    DC22: 932.014, 932/.014
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: DT87.5 .H385 2008
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NKD
    Illustrations note
    324 illustrations, 317 in colour
    Publisher
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Imprint name
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Publication date
    01 April 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Zahi Hawass is Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Egypt. He has written scores of books and articles on ancient Egypt, including The Royal Tombs of Egypt and his autobiography, Secrets from the Sand, both published by Thames & Hudson.
    Review quote
    Consistently clear and vibrant photography.