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Published: 15 December 2013

264 Pages | 514 color, 42 b/w illus.

8.5 x 11 in inches

ISBN: 9789774166372

Bookseller Code (03)

Discovering Tutankhamun

From Howard Carter to DNA

Zahi Hawass

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

  • The most up-to-date account of the boy king's life, from the discovery of the tomb in 1922 by Howard Carter to the latest CT-scanning, X-raying, and DNA studies.
  • With full-color illustrations and a beautiful design, recounts the recent fascinating discoveries made of King Tut's frail health, early death, and family history.
  • By the world-renowned Egyptologist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, Zahi Hawass, who lead the first DNA analysis of royal mummies in 2010.
  • The official companion to one of the greatest world touring exhibitions, Tutankhamun: His Tomb and His Treasures, visited by over 4 million people in 17 cities.