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The Discovery of Tutankhamun's Tomb - cover

The Discovery of Tutankhamun's Tomb

Howard Carter, Arthur Cruttenden Mace

Publisher: DigiCat

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In 'The Discovery of Tutankhamun's Tomb', Howard Carter and Arthur Cruttenden Mace collaborate to bring to light the monumental significance of one of the 20th century's greatest archaeological finds. This collection intricately details the excavation process, findings, and the myriad challenges they faced, embroidered with rich historical context and firsthand accounts. The anthology is not just a simple chronicle but encompasses a range of literary styles from reflective essays to detailed field notes, capturing the sheer magnitude of the discovery and its impact on our understanding of ancient Egyptian civilization. The vivid descriptions and scholarly analysis help illuminate the opulence and mystique of Tutankhamun's resting place, making this collection a standout piece in the field of Egyptology. The combined expertise of Carter, the lead archaeologist, and Mace, his indispensable colleague, provides a comprehensive overview of the excavation. Their backgrounds in Egyptology and archaeology ensure the collection is both authoritative and accessible, presenting a balanced narrative that appeals to both academic scholars and amateur history enthusiasts alike. This anthology aligns with and contributes significantly to the broader discourse on ancient Egyptian history, culture, and archaeology. 'The Discovery of Tutankhamun's Tomb' offers readers a unique opportunity to explore an unparalleled archaeological adventure through the eyes of those who lived it. This collection is essential for anyone looking to delve into the complexities of Egyptology, offering a wealth of information and perspectives. It is not only an educational journey through a pivotal moment in archaeological discovery but also an invitation to experience the thrill and intrigue of uncovering the past. The anthology serves as a bridge connecting the past with the present, fostering a deeper appreciation for the advances in our understanding of ancient civilizations.
Available since: 10/11/2022.
Print length: 210 pages.

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