All the fascination and mystery of Tutankhamun, the boy pharaoh, are unveiled in this narrative by a world-famous egyptologist and the pictures of a renowned photographer of ancient art. This handsome volume relates the story of the celebrated pharaoh, from the discovery of his tomb in 1922 to the most recent archaeological and scientific research on his life, his times and his early death.
|Publisher:||Fall River Press|
|Product dimensions:||10.30(w) x 7.48(h) x 0.86(d)|
About the Author
T.G.H. James was born in 1923 in Neath, South Wales. Educated at Oxford University, he spent his whole professional life at the British Museum, where he was Keeper of Egyptian Antiquities from 1974 to 1988. He has worked in Egypt on excavations and on epigraphic projects and has lectured widely in Europe and the USA. He has written widely on all aspects of ancient Egyptian history, art, and culture and his many books include the definitive biography Howard Carter: The Path to Tutankhamun.
Araldo De Luca was born in Rome in 1952. He became involved in the photography of art at a very early age, working from the outset with cultural institutions, architecture studios, and publishers on the creation of images for catalogs and exhibitions. Among the numerous awards presented to him was the Ilford Prize for his work at the Baroque art exhibition in Rome in 1980. His collaborations with leading publishers of art books and periodicals, with the most prestigious museums, and with various public archaeological and artistic supervisory bodies has allowed him to produce impressive photographic portfolios. He is considered one of the greatest photographers of statuary and jewelry in the world.