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Tutankhamen"s treasures by John Ford

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Published by Chartwell Books in Secaucus, N.J .
Written in English


  • Tutankhamen, -- King of Egypt -- Tomb,
  • Egypt -- Antiquities

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Ford.
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p. :
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16337608M

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Exhibitions of artifacts from the tomb of Tutankhamun have been held at museums in several countries, notably the United Kingdom, Soviet Union, United States, Canada, Japan, and France etc.. The artifacts had sparked widespread interest in ancient Egypt when they were discovered between and , but most of them remained in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo until the . This book shows Tutankhamun's tomb and the treasures that lie inside. It is a very informational book that shows a lot of information on the objects in the tomb. Overall a good book for those interested in Ancient Egypt/5. Get this from a library! Tutankhamen's treasures. [John Ford] -- Combining text and colored plates the treasures of Tutankhamen are portrayed, and suppositions about the boy king's life are made with reference to the culture of early Egypt. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

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Tutankhamun (sometimes called “King Tut”) was an ancient Egyptian king. He ruled from BCE until his death in BCE. His tomb is more significant than his short reign. The discovery of Tutankhamun’s largely intact tomb in is considered one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in the modern era. KV62 is the standard Egyptological designation for the tomb of young pharaoh Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings, now renowned for the wealth of valuable antiquities that it contained. Howard Carter discovered it in underneath the remains of workmen's huts built during the Ramesside Period; this explains why it was largely spared the desecration and tomb Decoration: Opening of the Mouth, Amduat, Book of . Over 3, treasures were placed in the tomb to help Tutankhamun in his afterlife, and the walls of the burial chamber were painted with scenes of his voyage to the chamber contained four gilded shrines, inside which was a red quartzite sarcophagus containing three nesting coffins. Tutankhamun's mummy rested in the innermost coffin, which is made of solid . After thirty-two centuries of lying hidden in the Egyptian Valley of the Kings, King Tutankhamun's sacred, royal tomb was discovered by a British archaeologist, and Tut's story became known throughout the world. Demi sets King Tutankhamun's life in the context of the religious beliefs of his ancestors. Born to a pharaoh who had the revolutionary idea that all of Egypt must worship 5/5(2).