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    Model Boats from the Tomb of Tut'ankhamun (Tut'Ankhamun's Tomb Series) (Hardback) By (author) O. Jones

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    DescriptionThe 35 wooden model boats found in Tutankhamun's tomb are important in that they represent the last large group of model boats which has survived from Ancient Egypt and are the only complete group to have survived from the 18th Dynasty. They are, therefore, our main evidence 'in the round' for vessels of that period. They supplement the information provided by reliefs and paintings and supply important information on many aspects of Ancient Egyptian boat design and development of the period. This book brings together for the first time all the unpublished information contained in the index cards, notes and sketches of Carter, Mace and Lucas, and in Burton's photographs. The book also contains a study of eleven magical oars discovered in the burial chamber.


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    Title
    Model Boats from the Tomb of Tut'ankhamun
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) O. Jones
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 126
    Width: 214 mm
    Height: 276 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 620 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780900416491
    ISBN 10: 0900416491
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: JFC
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HBE
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: HDD
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    DC22: 930.1
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15520
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    B&T Approval Code: A17602000
    DC22: 932/.014
    BIC subject category V2: 1HBE
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 623.82011
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: DT87.5 .T8 NO. 9
    Thema V1.0: JBCC, NKD
    Illustrations note
    38 pls
    Publisher
    Griffith Institute
    Imprint name
    Griffith Institute
    Publication date
    01 October 1990
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Dilwyn Jones was formerly sub-editor of the Tutankhamun Tomb Series at the Griffith Institute, Oxford and is the author of another book A Glossary of Ancient Egyptian Naval Titles and Terms.