Tutankhamun : The Life and Death of a Pharoah

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By (author) David Murdoch , Illustrated by Chris Forsey , Illustrated by Anne Yvonne Gilbert , Illustrated by Eric Thomas

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In this text, accompany two archaeologists; Howard Carter and Theodore Davis, as they discover the tomb of the boy king, Tutankhamun and the exquisite treasures inside it. Learn about his life and death, from coming to power at the age of nine, to his elaborate burial nine years later. The text also examines the lives of Egyptians, their gods and religion and attitude towards the pharaoh.

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 218 x 276 x 5mm | 264g
  • 29 May 2003
  • Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
  • London
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.), facsims., map, ports.
  • 075133748X
  • 9780751337488

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David Murdoch is a principal teaching fellow in the History department of the University of Leeds. His previous titles include Eyewitness Guides: Cowboy and Eyewitness Guides: North American Indian which won the New York City Library's Teenage Book of the Year award in 1995.

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