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The tomb of Tutankhamun (Tut.ankh.Amen), uncovered in November 1922, was the greatest archaeological find the world has ever seen. Though entered by thieves in antiquity, the burial of the king lay intact within its nest of coffins and funerary shrines, surrounded by a mass of burial equipment arranged in three peripheral chambers. "The Tomb of Tut.ankh.Amen: Search, Discovery and the Clearance of the Antechamber," originally published in 1923, is the first volume of Carter’s magnificent trilogy, describing the years of frustration, the triumph of the tomb’s eventual discovery, and the start of the long, breathtaking process of recording and clearance.
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Howard Carter (1874-1939), artist and archaeologist, was attached to various epigraphic expeditions of the Egypt Exploration Fund, later joining the Egyptian Antiquities Service as Chief Inspector of Upper Egypt and finally working as excavator for Lord Carnarvon.
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Book Description Duckworth Publishers, 2004. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110715631721
Book Description Duckworth Publishers, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0715631721
Book Description Duckworth Publishers, 2004. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0715631721