Tutankhamen: Life and Death of A Pharaoh

Tutankhamen: Life and Death of A Pharaoh


By (author) Christiane Desroches-Noblecourt

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  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 192mm x 254mm x 22mm | 975g
  • Publication date: 1 March 1990
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0140116656
  • ISBN 13: 9780140116656
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Illustrations note: 32 colour and 100 b&w illustrations

Product description

In this brilliant book, now a classic, the renowned French archaeologist Madame Desroches-Noblecourt recounts the story of the tomb's discovery, examines the treasures found in the burial chamber and demonstrates the ways in which they throw new light on our view of Egyptian history and culture generally.Accompanied by thirty-two magnificent colour photographs and more than a hundred monochrome illustrations, this definitive text gives meaning and context to the most astonishing archaeological find of all time.

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