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Tutankhamun: His Tomb and Its Treasures

Tutankhamun: His Tomb and Its Treasures

Edwards, I. E. S.
250 pages
240 illustrations
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This beautiful book combines the original photographs made in the 1920s when the breathtaking tomb of Tutankhamun was discovered and explored with spectacular modern color photographs of many of the magnificent objects buried with the young pharaoh. who lived during one of the most splendid periods of ancient Egyptian art and history. The pictures and the lucid text, by I. E. S. Edwards, formerly of the British Museum, take you on step-by-step tour through the 3,200-year-old tomb with its many treasures. which range from touching mementos of Tutankhamun's boyhood to unparalleled works of art.

Floral collar from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache, Papyrus, olive leaves, persea leaves, nightshade berries, celery (?), faience, linen dyed red
ca. 1336–1327 B.C.
Seal Impression Attatched to a Fiber Tie from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache, Mud
ca. 1336–1327 B.C.
ca. 1353–1323 B.C.

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Edwards, I. E. S., Harry Burton, and Lee Boltin. 1976. Tutankhamun, His Tomb and Its Treasures. 1st ed. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art : distributed by Random House.