“[A] thoughtful account of the post-unearthing life of the famous royal an entertaining, lively bookshe also interjects common sense, science and authentic history into her account In the context of Marchant's book, the initial discovery fades: Real insight lies in the layers that time and new technologies reveal about the king and his nation.”
New Jersey syndicated “First Read” column, 5/26/13
“A fascinating tale”
Nature, 6/27/13 “[The] rip-roaring story unwraps the science layer by layer, in tandem with the momentous discoveries and the emergence of theories on the ruler's health and parentage”
Sacramento Bee, 6/30/13
“It's been a wild ride for King Tutankhamun's mummy Marchant separates the facts from the fiction that has surrounded the controversial relic and explains ‘what science can and can't tell us' about King Tut.”
American Way Magazine, 7/1/13
"An unusual, gripping spin on the familiar."
The Book Bag
"A must-read for anyone who is fascinated in the history of Egypt."