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Tutankhamun and the golden age of the pharaohs

a souvenir book

by Zahi A. Hawass

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Published by National Geographic in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tutankhamen, -- King of Egypt. -- Exhibitions.,
  • Egypt -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.,
  • Egypt -- History -- Eighteenth dynasty, ca. 1570-1320 B.C. -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementZahi Hawass ; photographs by Kenneth Garrett.
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsGarrett, Kenneth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT87.5 .H395 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62, [2] p. :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22650630M
    ISBN 100792253116, 079225287X
    ISBN 109780792253112
    LC Control Number2006284624

    Based on the official catalog, captured in lavish detail and magnificent color, here are objects from Tutankhamun, whose tomb yielded the richest trove of all, and other 18th-Dynasty pharaohs. Zahi Hawass contributes a concise history of Tutankhamun's world. A charming memento of a stunning exhibition, the Souvenir Book gazes back across the millennia to show us the astonishing splendor of a great civilization at its pinnacle. Zahi Hawass contributes a concise history of Tutankhamun's world. The couple left no heir to the throne.

    A charming memento of a stunning exhibition, the Souvenir Book gazes back across the millennia to show us the astonishing splendor of a great civilization at its pinnacle. Kenneth Garrett, a specialist in archaeology, paleontology, and ancient cultures, has photographed archaeological sites and subjects worldwide on assignment for National Geographic. A charming memento of a stunning exhibition, the Souvenir Book gazes back across the millennia to show us the astonishing splendor of a great civilization at its pinnacle. And as you explore further into the realm of the dead monarch, your heart begins to pound.

    More from this collection. A number of canes have been found in Tutankhamun's tomb, finds that support the idea that the pharaoh had difficulty walking at times. Another hypothesis is that the tomb has two undiscovered chambers that were walled over when the boy king was buried and these chambers hold a second, so far undiscovered, burial. He has been a consultant for film, television, and magazines, and he lectures throughout the world. November 17, — March 15, —visitors in over days [13]. These superbly crafted artifacts offer vivid insight into the skill, artistry, and astonishing sophistication of Egyptian culture's golden age.


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Tutankhamun and the golden age of the pharaohs book

ISBN 13: 9780792253112

Intricate jewelry glitters with precious gems, stylized statues summon ancient gods, lifelike busts bring long-dead kings and queens back to life, while vivid paintings and bas-relief panels depict not just great events but everyday scenes as well.

These superbly crafted artifacts offer vivid insight into the skill, artistry, and astonishing sophistication of Egyptian culture's golden age. So far the tests have found possible open spaces behind the north and west walls of Tutankhamun's burial chamber. Full-size replicas of the wall paintings in the tomb combine with spooky shadows to create the perfect atmosphere.

About this title It has been almost three decades since the first traveling exhibition of Tutankhamun's treasures drew nearly 10 million viewers and sparked worldwide "Tut-mania. Hawass's previous works. Zahi Hawass contributes a concise history of Tutankhamun's world. And as you explore further into the realm of the dead monarch, your heart begins to pound.

Manufacturers, suppliers and others provide what you see here, and we have not verified it. Explore the life of King Tutankhamun, and the storied discovery that captivated the world, through more than authentic pieces from the tomb - three times the quantity that has travelled in previous exhibitions - more than 60 of which are travelling outside of Egypt for the first time.

Kenneth Garrett, a specialist in archaeology, paleontology, and ancient cultures, has photographed archaeological sites and subjects worldwide on assignment for National Geographic. He has been a consultant for film, television, and magazines, and he lectures throughout the world.

Members of the royal family were depicted with these features during Akhenaten's reign. Kenneth Garrett, a specialist in archaeology, paleontology, and ancient cultures, has photographed archaeological sites and subjects worldwide on assignment for National Geographic.

Radar tests are being conducted to determine whether Reeves' theory is correct. Zahi Hawass contributes a concise history of Tutankhamun's world. In Januarythey were transported to London on two civilian flights and one by the Royal Air Forcecarrying, among other objects, the gold death mask of Tutankhamun.

New scans using a different radar technique will be conducted in late April, followed by an international conference to discuss those results in May, he added.

There are films, too, and cinematic lighting. The book also examines new research that provides unprecedented information about the boy king's life, his exact age, and the mystery of his death, highlighted by a unique forensic reconstruction that uses state-of-the-art CT-scan data to recreate Tut's face.

Given his young age he would have relied heavily on his advisers. However, the study found that Tutankhamun probably did not have this condition. You can never forget that you are contemplating the grave of an individual.

King Tut reigned for only about nine years, as he died in his late teens, but he has become famous the world over because his tomb was uncovered in almost perfect condition. It's been suggested that he died from an infection caused by a broken leg or from injuries suffered in a chariot accident.

As an infant, Tutankhamun was wet-nursed by his half-sister, Meritaten. The most moving objects are wooden cases made to hold the food Tutankhamun would need in the afterlife, shaped like loaves and other edibles. The book also examines new research that provides unprecedented information about the boy king's life, his exact age, and the mystery of his death, highlighted by a unique forensic reconstruction that uses state-of-the-art CT-scan data to recreate Tut's face.

In Los Angeles the exhibition was among the most successful in the history of the California Science Centre, while in Paris it became France's most attended exhibition of all time with over 1. These superbly crafted artifacts offer vivid insight into the skill, artistry, and astonishing sophistication of Egyptian culture's golden age.

Reeves also has found artifacts that had Nefertiti's name carefully erased and Tutankhamun's inserted. These superbly crafted artifacts offer vivid insight into the skill, artistry, and astonishing sophistication of Egyptian culture's golden age.

A study of his remains published in found that he suffered from a variety of maladiesincluding malaria and Kohler disease a rare bone disorder of the foot.

Intricate jewelry glitters with precious gems, stylized statues summon ancient gods, lifelike busts bring long-dead kings and queens back to life, while vivid paintings and bas-relief panels depict not just great events but everyday scenes as well.

Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs : A Souvenir Book

While the treasures were incredible, the tomb was unusually small for a pharaoh's burial, containing only square meters 1, square feet of floor space.Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs: Official Companion Book to the Exhibition Sponsored by National Geographic by Zahi Hawass, Kenneth Garrett (Photographer), Zahi A.

Hawas Zahi HawassAuthor: Zahi Hawass. About Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs: A Souvenir Book. It has been almost three decades since the first traveling exhibition of Tutankhamun’s treasures drew nearly 10 million viewers and sparked worldwide “Tut-mania.”.

Oct 01,  · Buy Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs: A Souvenir Book by Zahi A. Hawass, Photographs by Kenneth Garrett (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). Extensively researched by renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass and featuring beautiful, newly-commissioned photographs by National Geographic photographer Kenneth Garrett, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs showcases a splendid selection of treasures unearthed in Egyptian tombs and brings these discoveries to life as never before, providing a fitting tribute to the 5/5(6).

Exhibitions of artifacts from the tomb of Tutankhamun

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