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Features distinctive profiles of nearly two hundred artifacts that represent milestones in Carter's ten-year excavation of King Tutankhamun's tomb.
Tells the story of the boy-king, and describes his burial, the quest for his tomb, the riches found there, and the legendary curse
Presents the life and accomplishments of Tutankhamen using the art and artifacts obtained as a result of the discovery of his tomb in 1922.
The spectacular treasures from the tomb of Tutankhamun have been admired by millions of visitors to museum exhibitions around the world; this book places these masterpieces in the context of Egyptian art history. In this book, the author shed the light on the history, the art and the Aton religion in Egypt during the period proceeding the reign of Tutankhamun, as well as the impressive discovery of his tomb. This work offers a historical, symbolic and artistic study covering a considerable number of artifacts and masterpieces from the collection of Tutankhamun, the child King.
The boy pharaoh's vast store of tomb goods has intrigued the world not only for what it reveals, but also for the questions it raises about life in ancient Egypt. Interest in the pharaohs will rise again this year to meet the beginning of a two-year tour of "Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs"-an exhibition of over 130 objects rarely seen outside the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.The museum's immense art and archaeological heritage comes alive, providing a broad background for those interested in the story of King Tutankhamun and in Egypt's past from the formation of the first unitary state in the Nile Valley to the Roman conquest. Complete with comprehensive descriptions of the famous grave goods of Tutankhamun and the treasures of Tanis, the book dedicates ample space to the pyramid sites of Giza, Saqqarah, and Dahshur, the royal tombs of Thebes, and the temple of Karnak. Here is an authoritative and elegant itinerary through the world's greatest collection of Egyptian antiquities in one volume.
Describes the discovery of the tomb of the Egyptian king Tutankhamun and what it revealed about everyday life in his time.
Describes the discovery of the tomb of the Egyptian king Tutankhamun and what it revealed about everyday life in his time.

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