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Pharaoh's Flowers: The Botanical Treasures of Tutankhamun

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When mining the tomb of Tutankhamun, archeologists noted that his face was garlanded with fresh flowers, exquisitely preserved after 3,000 years. 116 baskets, most containing offerings of seeds and food, were left in the tomb for use in the afterlife.
Paperback, 120 pages
Published August 1st 1996 by Stationery Office Books (TSO) (first published October 1990)
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Sarah Sammis
Pharaoh's Flowers the Botanical Treasures of Tutankhamun by F. Nigel Hepper was published when I was at the peak of my fascination with Tutankhamen and more broadly the Eighteenth Dynasty but somehow I completely missed this book during my frenzy of reading and book collecting.

Now as a kid I had certainly heard of "King Tut" (who hasn't?) and even knew an old novelty song that dates to the time when his tomb was first discovered by Howard Carter. Beyond that I didn't know much until I took AP Ar
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