Tutankhamen

Tutankhamen : The Life and Death of the Boy-king

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In this thrilling story of passion and power, played out against the background of the most advanced civilization in the ancient world, the author, using only archaeological evidence, tells the story of the Boy-King's childhood and the events leading up to his death.show more

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  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 162 x 242 x 28mm | 744g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • c
  • 0747221871
  • 9780747221876
  • 2,173,254

Table of contents

Part 1 The archaeological Tutankhamen: introduction; the early evidence for Tutankhamen; discovering the tomb; the accepted story; evidence from the objects in Tutankhamen's tomb. Part 2 The historical Tutankhamen: introduction; Amenhotep III and Queen Tiye; Akhenaten and the religion of the Aten; evidence from Tell el Amarna; Akhenaten and Nefertiti; the elusive Smenkhkare. Part 3 The real Tutankhamen: the life of Tutankhamen; the death of Tutankhamen. Appendices: family tree; the restoration stela; the scarabs of Amenhotep III; the dream stela; the great hymn to the Aten.show more

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