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Zahi Hawass is a world-famous Egyptian archaeologist and the head of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities


Obres de Zahi Hawass

Valley of the Golden Mummies (2000) 219 exemplars
The Treasures of the Pyramids (1900) 55 exemplars
The Royal Tombs of Egypt: The Art of Thebes Revealed (2006) — Autor — 53 exemplars
The Pyramids of Ancient Egypt (1990) 15 exemplars
The Island Of Kalabsha (1709) 7 exemplars
Le trésor de Toutankhamon (2014) 3 exemplars
TRESORS DE LA VALLEE DES ROIS (2006) 3 exemplars
The boy-king and I (2018) 3 exemplars
Old Kingdom Pottery from Giza (2009) 3 exemplars
The Builders of the Pyramids (2009) 2 exemplars
John Ransom Philips (2009) 2 exemplars
Le Tombeau de Menna (2005) 2 exemplars
La Vallée des momies (2000) 1 exemplars
Trésors cachés de l'Egypte (2004) 1 exemplars
Die Pyramiden von Gizeh (2017) 1 exemplars
Tutankhamon : haudan aarteet (2018) 1 exemplars

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Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids (1999) — Col·laborador — 111 exemplars
How the Great Pyramid Was Built (2004) — Pròleg, algunes edicions61 exemplars
Illustrated Guide to the Egyptian Museum (2001) — Introducció — 55 exemplars
Mummies and the Wonders of Ancient Egypt (2002) — Narrador — 11 exemplars
Pharaoh's Shadow (2020) — Pròleg — 1 exemplars


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This is a masterful study of the objects discovered inside the tomb of the legendary Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun. The book begins with a brief overview of the discovery of the tomb and then proceeds to talk about each room within. Accompanying each room section of the book are the objects found inside them. And every item is beautifully photographed and discussed in detail.

This book is every bit as sumptuous as the tomb itself. A nice way to spend an afternoon contemplating the wonders of ancient Egypt.… (més)
briandrewz | Feb 20, 2023 |
Book to accompany traveling exhibit of same name.
ritaer | Jan 7, 2023 |
Tutankhamun, as cheesy as this may be, is one of my favorite pharaohs to talk about when discussing Ancient Egypt. This book was very insightful about the boy king and Howard Carter’s famous discovery. I had visited the Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh at the California Science Center twice, and I was enthralled each time by the magnificence of the artifacts. The book was very detailed and clear, and I highly recommend it if you can get your hands on it:
historybookreads | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Jul 26, 2021 |
There are many books that focus on the discovery of King Tut's tomb, but there do not seem to be as many about the life of the Boy King himself. This book begins with a chapter on Howard Carter's discovery of King Tut's tomb, but then backtracks to give context of what was going on in Egypt before Tutankhamun was born, followed by chapters on his life, death and burial, and what happened in Egypt afterwards. The author is an Egyptian archeologist and his enthusiasm for his topic practically leaps off of the page. Reasoning behind current and rejected theories of aspects of the Boy King's life (and death) are woven into the narration, but the author does not hesitate to point out that there is still much that we do not know and have yet to find out. This book not only serves as a resource about King Tutankhamun, but also an demonstration on how archaeologists think.… (més)
buddingnaturalist | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Apr 14, 2021 |



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