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Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs

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Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs - Deluxe

Canadian: $69.00 USD

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The official companion book to the first U.S. exhibition of Tutankhamun artifacts in 30 years.

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Hardcover, 288 pages, June 2005.

It is, quite simply, the greatest archaeological discovery of our time: the only intact tomb of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh yet discovered. Now this landmark new book, the official companion to the traveling exhibition, lets you examine King Tut's magnificent treasures in closer detail than ever before. Follow the ongoing detective work as scientists unearth new clues and piece together clearer pictures of this golden age.

In Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, cutting-edge forensic information of Tutankhamun provides tantalizing clues to the mysterious life and death of the ancient king. The 55 Tutankhamun artifacts featured in this book?as well as 70 additional artifacts from other pharaohs of the eighteenth dynasty?illustrate daily life and the journeys of kings to the afterlife, giving us a glimpse into the richness of this ancient civilization.

Extensively researched by renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass and featuring beautiful, newly-commissioned photographs by National Geographic photographer Kenneth Garrett, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs showcases a splendid selection of treasures unearthed in Egyptian tombs and brings these discoveries to life as never before, providing a fitting tribute to the Egyptians' remarkable ingenuity, craftsmanship, and culture.

Dimensions (in inches): 9 1/8 x 11 1/2

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