In search of Tutankhamun

by Piero Ventura

Publisher: Silver Burdett in Morristown, N.J

Written in English
Published: Pages: 43 Downloads: 82
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  • Valley of the Kings (Egypt),
  • Egypt,
  • Valley of the Kings


  • Tutankhamen, King of Egypt -- Tomb -- Juvenile literature,
  • Tutankhamen, King of Egypt -- Tomb,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Egypt -- Valley of the Kings -- Juvenile literature,
  • Valley of the Kings (Egypt) -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature,
  • Egypt -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature,
  • Egypt -- Antiquities,
  • Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C

About the Edition

Traces the search for and discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamen and describes life in Egypt during that pharaoh"s rule.

Edition Notes

Title on half t.p.: Tutankhamun.

Other titlesTutankhamun.
StatementPiero Ventura and Gian Paolo Ceserani ; [translated from the Italian by Pamela Swinglehurst.
GenreJuvenile literature.
ContributionsCeserani, Gian Paolo, 1939-
LC ClassificationsDT87.5 .V39 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2550194M
ISBN 100382091191, 0382091221
LC Control Number85040416

  Howard Carter in the Tomb of Tutankhamun. Carnarvon: The first to be struck down was Lord Carnarvon who was bitten on the cheek by a mosquito. He died delirious with fever within seven days on the 5 th April What is even stranger is that he died precisely five months to the day after discovering the tomb. Rahotep, the stalwart chief detective of the Thebes division, is summoned to the palace to investigate a threat to the newly crowned Tutankhamun. As he begins to piece together the clues, he realizes that a series of mysterious gifts have much in common with a string of sadistic murders plaguing the city. Tutankhamun lived around to BC. His original name was Tutankhaten. His father was the pharaoh Akhenaten. His tomb is in the Valley of the Kings. British archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the burial tomb in The objects in the [original] tomb were in four rooms. 5, items were found inside Tutankhamun tomb. The discovery of the resting place of the great Egyptian King Tutankhamun [] in November by Howard Carter and the fifth Earl of Carnarvon was the greatest archaeological find the world had ever seen. Despite its plundering by thieves in antiquity, the burial of the king lay intact with its nest of coffins and funerary shrines.

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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 only one god 5/5(2).

The ancient Egyptians built magnificent tombs for their pharaohs in the dry sand of the Valley of the Kings. By the early 20th century, 61 had been discovered, but Howard Carter was determined to find the tomb of Tutankhamun, a boy king who came to the throne aged 9, in B.C.

InCarter uncovered some steps in the sand that led down to a sealed door. 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.

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By the early 20th century, 61 had been discovered, but Howard Carter was determined to find the tomb of Tutankhamun, a boy king who came to the throne aged 9, in B.C/5(2). New York Times Book Review “In Tutankhamen: The Search for an Egyptian King, Tyldesley has written a crisp, well-researched account of emerging insights into both the life and times of the young king and the modern response, nonsense and all, to his resurrection, as it were, in the modern world.”Cited by: 2.

In Joyce Tyldesley's most recent book, Tutankhamun's Curse (alternatively titled, Tutankhamen: The Search for an Egyptian King), she looks in depth at the most infamous Egyptian pharaoh, Tutankhamun.

There is so much rubbish written about Tutankhamun that he, probably more than any other pharaoh, deserves a book to cut through the endless, wild /5. British backer Lord Carnarvon wanted to call off the search for the lost tomb of Tutankhamun after six fruitless years of searching, but Howard Carter convinced him.

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It is a story full of detective work, clues and, of course, hidden treasure. Join the adventure of the. Tutankhamun was a Pharaoh of Ancient reigned from when he was nine years old ( BC) to when he died ( BC).

He became Pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (royal family) during the New Kingdom. Tutankhamun was the son of Akhenaten and one of Akhenaten's sisters, or perhaps one of his cousins,Kiya. Tutankhamun ruled for 9 years and died very young, at 19, so he is known as The Boy.

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Free shipping for many products!5/5(5). 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.

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Author: Howard Carter; Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing ISBN: X Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The discovery of the resting place of the great Egyptian King Tutankhamun [] in November by Howard Carter and the fifth Earl of Carnarvon was the greatest archaeological find the world.

Tutankhamun tomb: further analysis needed to find hidden chambers Experts had said there was a 90% chance the ancient Egyptian tomb would also contain remains of Nefertiti, but expectations have. “Tutankhamun” This book is easy to read and interesting. I read it all on Christmas day when I got it.

My favourite part is when it tells you what happened when Howard Carter broke into the treasury room. The most famous Egyptian pharaoh today is, without doubt, Tutankhamun. However, before the spectacular discovery of his almost intact tomb in the Valley of the Kings in NovemberTutankhamun was only a little known figure of the late 18th Dynasty.

The picture on the right show Tutankhamun's death mask. Pharaoh Tutankhamun ruled over Ancient Egypt many thousands of years ago. He died very young and was buried in a tomb in the Valley of the Kings, along with many splendid treasures.

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The author has tried to do two things in this novel: (1) write his version of what is thus far known about Tutankhamun's later life and death and the politics surrounding the boy king's demise, and (2) create a mystery that will justify calling this book a mystery and placing it on the mystery shelves in the bookstores/5(3).

Book Now. In search of Tutankhamun. On 22nd November the English Archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the Tomb of Tutankhamun with all the seals still in tact. Dating back to around BC this was one of the most spectacular finds of priceless valuables revealing a Golden Age of Arts and crafts equal to any other period of ancient times.

The tomb of Tutankhamun was one of the smaller tombs of the Valley of the Kings as Tutankhamun was a fairly minor king who had a very short reign.

The tomb is located in an area not usually associated with royal burials perhaps because it may have originally been intended to be the tomb of his Vizier, Ay. It is suggested that KV 23 or KV 25 (in. EBOOK SYNOPSIS: This richly illustrated book of vintage photographs commemorates one of the most memorable episodes in the history of archaeology: the discovery and exploration in of the tomb of the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun (Dyna ruled ca.

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The dust jacket is missing. With Max Irons, Jonathan Aris, Sam Neill, Amy Wren. The remarkable story of the chance meeting that transformed penniless, ostracised archaeologist Howard Carter into a household name following his discovery of the tomb of the boy-king, Tutankhamun/10(K).By Tim Dedopulos.

Tutankhamun's Book of Puzzles - Riddles & Enigmas - Inspired By The Great Rating: % positive.A young man, at the age of 19, abandons his walking cane aside and while trembling walks toward the window of his room.

He looks to the sun for the very last time and then he drops dead. His name was Tutankhamun, King Tutankhamun.