Inside the Tomb of Tutankhamun

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Step inside King Tut's wildly elaborate and fascinating tomb with this richly illustrated and detailed book.
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Overview


Step inside King Tut's wildly elaborate and fascinating tomb with this richly illustrated and detailed book.
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Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 3-7-A fascinating introduction to Egypt at the time of King Tutankhamun's rule. Each spread provides informative and useful details of the culture and society. Beginning with life along the Nile River, the chapters that follow explain the roles of the pharaoh, priests, taxmen, attendants, etc.; how Tutankhamun came to power; and how pharaohs were mummified and buried amidst wealth for the afterlife. Other chapters discuss the life of Howard Carter and how his persistence led him to the hidden and relatively untouched tomb in 1922. The captivating descriptions, drawings, and photos provide a close look into the past that will surely pique the interest of children whether using the text for reports or for pleasure reading. A time line of events surrounding the story of the tomb, a history of ancient Egypt, and a useful index are appended.-Susan Shaver, Hemingford Public Schools, NE Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592700424
  • Publisher: Enchanted Lion Books
  • Publication date: 5/1/2005
  • Series: Inside... Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 1,091,523
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author


Jacqueline Morley studied English at Oxford University. She has taught English and History with a focus on the history of everyday life. She has written historical fiction and non-fiction for children and is author of the prize winning An Egyptian Pyramid. John James studied figurative illustration and specialized in historical reconstructions and architectural drawings for many years. He has worked on a number of non-fiction books for children, including an award-winning title on Egyptian pyramids. He lives in Britain.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 5
The Nile's gift 6
The pharaoh and his people 8
Pharaoh the god 10
The wealth of Amun 12
A new god 14
The boy pharaoh 16
A sudden death 18
The Valley of the Kings 20
Unsealing the tomb 22
Stepping inside 24
The burial chambers 26
The layered coffins 28
The mummy 30
The Amulets 32
Meeting the gods 34
A gilded shrine 36
Tomb robbers 38
Treasures of the tomb 40
Egyptomania 42
The story of the tomb 44
History of ancient egypt 45
Glossary 46
Index 48
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