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Tutankhamen : life and death of a pharaoh / Christiane Desroches-Noblecourt ; with 75 color photographs by F.L. Kenett ; preface by Sarwat Okasha ; notes on the color plates by A. Shoukry.


[New York] : New York Graphic Society, [1963] .
ISBN 0821201514, 9780821201510

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Standard Title Toutankhamon, vie et mort d'un pharaon. English
Subjects Antiquities.
Egypt -- Antiquities.
Egypt.
Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.
Description 312 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits, maps, plans ; 26 cm
Copyright Date [1963]
©1963
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 306-307) and index.
Summary This volume will occupy a place of honour in the future amongst the revelatory moments which history vouchsafes from time to time when it lifts for a moment the mysterious curtain which has hidden from our eyes a representative individual or a significant episode in man's experience. Could anything be more stirring to the imagination than the burial treasure of the romantic young king Tutankhamen who died prematurely after a short but sumptuous reign?
Contents Return to the past -- The world of the dead and life west of Thebes -- The tomb -- The cradle of Tutankhaten -- Tutankhaten and the two capitals -- At Thebes, Nebkheprure-Tutankhamen, the king who "spent his life making images of the gods" -- The death of the king and preparations for immortality -- The dead god is reborn -- The thrice-married queen and the vengeance of Horemheb.
Geographic Area Egypt
Network Numbers (OCoLC)710902
(OCoLC)ocm00710902
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WorldCat Identities Desroches-Noblecourt, Christiane, 1913-2011.
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