Map of the Tomb of Tutankhamun

Map of the Tomb of Tutankhamun

  • Sheet map, folded

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Also packaged within the Deluxe Edition of "Tutankhamun", this two-sided map reveals the treasures of the tomb of the boy king.The front of the map provides armchair archaeologists with a plan of the tomb of Tutankhamun, showing a cross-section of the burial chamber, treasure room, annex, and antechamber. Details show renderings of the sarcophagus and the shrine used for the canopic vases, as well as photographs of the excavation by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter.The reverse side of the map describes the treasures found in the tomb and depicts the various funeral goods including statuary, jewellery, boats, and more. This side of the map also includes a biography that traces the life of Tutankhamun and the famous "curse of the pharaoh" and a mini map-within-a-map that shows the locations of the main tombs of the Valley of the Kings.
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Product details

  • Sheet map, folded
  • 130 x 200mm
  • White Star
  • Vercelli, Italy
  • full colour illustrations
  • 885440313X
  • 9788854403130