Howard Carter's Tutankhamen

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…as my eyes grew accustomed to the light, details of the room within emerged... strange animals, statues, and gold – everywhere the glint of gold…. 'Can you see anything?' [asked L...
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…as my eyes grew accustomed to the light, details of the room within emerged... strange animals, statues, and gold – everywhere the glint of gold…. 'Can you see anything?' [asked Lord Carnarvon]. 'Yes, wonderful things'

Experience one of the 20th century’s most iconic moments, the 1922 excavation of the Tomb of Tutankhamen. Egyptologist Howard Carter’s (1874-1939) gives his own account of the excavation and archaeological treasures unearthed with this landmark discovery. Full of absorbing and expert detail on Egyptian history, the experience of digging in the Valley of the Kings and thrilling descriptions of what was found. The dig is brought to life with 79 of Harry Burton’s (1879-1940) original, black-and-white photographs of the site and treasures. Originally published in 1923 as the first of three volumes by Carter.
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Paperback
21.5 x 14cm
213 pages
Illustrated with 79 black-and-white photographs
Originally published in 1923, reflecting attitudes of the times
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