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From the Pyramids to Tutankhamun Memoirs of an Egyptological Life by Iorwerth Eiddon Stephen Edwards

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Published by Oxbow Books Limited .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Egyptian archaeology,
  • Essays, journals, letters & other prose works,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Egypt,
  • Middle East - Egypt,
  • Ancient - Egypt,
  • Archaeology,
  • Historians

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8924882M
ISBN 101842170082
ISBN 109781842170083

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From the pyramids to Tutankhamun. Oxford: Oxbow, © (OCoLC) Named Person: I E S Edwards; I E S Edwards; I E S Edwards: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: I E S Edwards. A short history of Egypt surrounding the Tutankhamun is given and then various objects found in the Tutankhamun's tomb are presented with their respective explanations. The explanations to the objects, the cultural values surrounding the reason for the particular designs are the best parts of the book. The history given is rushed/5.   King Tutankhamun’s mummmy was found to that of a 19 year old person and his face was recreated by artists. Tutankhamun was the son of Akhenaten (formerly Amenhotep IV) and one of Akhenaten’s sisters, or one of his cousins. As a prince he was known as Tutankhaten.   This same paradigm can be seen in the construction of the pyramids at Giza during the Old Kingdom of Egypt (c. – BCE) and with the same results. Although the Great Pyramid and the others still stand, none of the treasures buried with the kings of the 4th Dynasty – Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure – have been found in the structures and neither were any of the bodies.

Tutankhamun (sometimes called “King Tut”) was an ancient Egyptian king. He ruled from BCE until his death in BCE. His tomb is more significant than his short reign. The discovery of Tutankhamun’s largely intact tomb in is considered one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in the modern era.   King Tutankhamun (or Tutankhamen) ruled Egypt as pharaoh for 10 years until his death at around B.C. After British archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the . Next up is Tutankhamun’s Armies, by John Coleman Darnell and Colleen Manassa.. Yes. This is another very original little book, which actually goes far beyond what the title would suggest, because it is not just about Tut’s armies; it is also about foreign policy and internal security at the time of Tutankhamun, which is one of the most fascinating periods in the long history of Ancient Egypt. From the puzzle of who might have been Tutankhamun’s mother to the gruesome processes of mummification and the curse of the mummy’s tomb, this book will amaze and shock you. And with a mix of maps and storyboards as well as quotes and letters from the explorers and archaeologists involved, your journey of discovery will be an exciting one.

The curse of the pharaohs or the mummy's curse is a curse alleged to be cast upon anyone who disturbs the mummy of an ancient Egyptian, especially a curse, which does not differentiate between thieves and archaeologists, is claimed to cause bad luck, illness, or death. Since the midth century, many authors and documentaries have argued that the curse is 'real' in the sense of.   The Complete Tutankhamun narrates the story of the boy-king, describes his burial, the hunt for his tomb, the riches unearthed, and the legendary curse associated with the excavations. The Complete Tutankhamun is currently available in the first paperback edition and is one of the most popular books on ancient Egypt. book ever written and he is known as the “Father Find out about the pyramid of Khufu from books or the internet. 2. Draw in the locations of Khufu‘s pyramid and the other pyramids It‘s relatively certain that Tutankhamun was the son of Akhenaten, who reigned from to B.C. Akhenaten introduced a monotheistic. Pyramid of Khafre and the Great Sphinx. Pyramid of Menkaure. King Menkaure (Mycerinus) and queen Hunefer, Book of the Dead. Next lesson. Tutankhamun’s tomb (innermost coffin and death mask) This is the currently selected item. Last Judgement of Hunefer, from his tomb.