tombs treasures mummies seven great discoveries of egyptian archaeology

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Tombs Treasures Mummies

Author : Dennis C. Forbes
ISBN : OCLC:964454494
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Author : Chris Burgin
ISBN : OCLC:82170331
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Tombs Treasures Mummies Book Four

Author : Dennis Forbes
ISBN : 1981423389
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This is the 4th volume of the 5-volume softcover re-publication of the author's 1998 out-of-print edition. It is revised and updated with 13 Addenda. It is even more lavishly illustrated than the original, with 603 b/w, duotone and full-color images, many full page. The narration recounts in full detail Howard Carter's 1922 discovery and 1923-30 clearance of the Tomb of Tutankhamen, number 62 in the Valley of the Kings sequence, and unquestionably the greatest archaeological discovery of all time. 364 pages.

Tombs Treasures Mummies Book Two

Author : Dennis Forbes
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This is the second of five volumes in the updated revised version of 1998's Tombs. Treasures. Mummies. Seven Great Discoveries of Egyptian Archaeology by the Author. It deals with the finding and clearances of the Tomb of Maiherpri in the Valley of the Kings (KV36) and the Tomb of Kha & Merit (TT8), husband and wife, at Deir el Medina, both dating to ancient Egypt's mid-18th Dynasty. KV36 had been minimally robbed in ancient times, but TT8 was found completely undisturbed and intact. Maiherpri was a part-Nubian courtier, possibly a king's bastard son; Kha was a royal-tomb architect with the title "Chief in the Great Place" (Valley of the Kings) and Merit was a housewife. Maiherpri's well-preserved mummy and tomb treasures are today in the Cairo Egyptian Museum; Kha & Merit and their complete tomb treasures are to be found in the collection of the Museo Egizio in Turin, Italy.

Tomb Treasures Mummies Book One

Author : Dennis Forbes
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This is Book One of a 5-volume updated softcover reprint of the Author's out-of-print 1998 hardcover Tombs. Treasures. Mummies. Seven Great Discoveries of Egyptian Archaeology. Book One deals with the two Royal Mummies Caches, TT320 (1881) and KV35 (1898) & includes a complete inventory of the TT320 mummies, matching them with their coffins. Color photos have been added to the hardcover edition's archival b&w images.

Scanning The Pharaohs

Author : Zahi A. Hawass
ISBN : 9789774166730
Genre : History
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The royal mummies in the Cairo Museum are an important source of information about the lives of the ancient Egyptians. The remains of these pharaohs and queens can inform us about their age at death and medical conditions from which they may have suffered, as well as the mummification process and objects placed within the wrappings. Using the latest technology, including Multi-Detector Computed Tomography and DNA analysis, co-authors Zahi Hawass and Sahar Saleem present the results of the examination of royal mummies of the Eighteenth to Twentieth Dynasties. New imaging techniques not only reveal a wealth of information about each mummy, but render amazingly lifelike and detailed images of the remains. In addition, utilizing 3D images, the anatomy of each face has been discerned for a more accurate interpretation of a mummy's facial features. This latest research has uncovered some surprising results about the genealogy of, and familial relationships between, these ancient individuals, as well as some unexpected medical finds. Historical information is provided to place the royal mummies in context, and the book with its many illustrations will appeal to Egyptologists, paleopathologists, and non-specialists alike, as the authors seek to uncover the secrets of these most fascinating members of the New Kingdom royal families.

Ancient Egypt

Author : Donald P. Ryan
ISBN : 9781317247050
Genre : Social Science
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Ancient Egypt: The Basics offers an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the history, archaeology and influence of this fascinating civilization. Coverage includes: A survey of Egyptian history from its earliest origins to the coming of Islam Life and death in ancient Egypt Key archaeological discoveries and important characters Egypt’s impact and reception through to the modern day Lively and engaging, this is an indispensable resource for anyone beginning their studies of Egyptian history, culture and archaeology, and a must-read for anyone who wants to learn more about the country’s long and captivating past.

The Oxford Handbook Of The Valley Of The Kings

Author : Kent Weeks
ISBN : 9780199931637
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The royal necropolis of New Kingdom Egypt, known as the Valley of the Kings (KV), is one of the most important--and celebrated--archaeological sites in the world. Located on the west bank of the Nile river, about three miles west of modern Luxor, the valley is home to more than sixty tombs, all dating to the second millennium BCE. The most famous of these is the tomb of Tutankhamun, first discovered by Howard Carter in 1922. Other famous pharaoh's interred here include Hatshepsut, the only queen found in the valley, and Ramesses II, ancient Egypt's greatest ruler. Much has transpired in the study and exploration of the Valley of the Kings over the last few years. Several major discoveries have been made, notably the many-chambered KV5 (tomb of the sons of Ramesses II) and KV 63, a previously unknown tomb found in the heart of the valley. Many areas of the royal valley have been explored for the first time using new technologies, revealing ancient huts, shrines, and stelae. New studies of the DNA, filiation, cranio-facial reconstructions, and other aspects of the royal mummies have produced important and sometimes controversial results. The Oxford Handbook of the Valley of the Kings provides an up-to-date and thorough reference designed to fill a very real gap in the literature of Egyptology. It will be an invaluable resource for scholars, teachers, and researchers with an interest in this key area of Egyptian archaeology. First, introductory chapters locate the Valley of the Kings in space and time. Subsequent chapters offer focused examinations of individual tombs: their construction, content, development, and significance. Finally, the book discusses the current status of ongoing issues of preservation and archaeology, such as conservation, tourism, and site management. In addition to recent work mentioned above, aerial imaging, remote sensing, studies of the tombs' architectural and decorative symbolism, problems of conservation site management, and studies of KV-related temples are just some of the aspects not covered in any other work on the Valley of the Kings. This volume promises to become the primary scholarly reference work on this important World Heritage Site.

Annales Du Service Des Antiquit S De L Egypte

Author : Egypt. Maṣlaḥat al-Āthār
ISBN : UCLA:L0099926396
Genre : Egypt
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People Of Ancient Egypt

Author : Charlotte Booth
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123267580
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Explores the lives of 20 prominent persons who lived in ancient Egyptian society from the Old Kingdom to the end of Cleopatra's reign. Lives are reconstructed so as to learn about families, careers, illnesses and religious beliefs.

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