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Behind the Mask of Tutankhamen

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One of the most exciting archaeological finds of the twentieth century was the discovery, in 1922, of the last unaccounted tomb of a Pharaoh in the royal valley of the Kings at Luxor, Egypt. While many academic treatises have since described the archaeological significance of the excavations, this fast-paced narrative conveys the thrilling adventure of the explorers gradua ...more
Hardcover, 203 pages
Published January 28th 1973 by Taplinger Publishing Company (first published 1972)
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Written in a somewhat antiquated style, this book discusses one of the most fascinating archaeological events in history. Egyptology holds a very special place in my heart, so I found this book to be riveting most of the time. It's not a particularly long read, but it wasn't missing much in terms of rich detail, and the writing style and vocabulary transported me to the early 1920's. I truly enjoyed this important (to me) story, and am grateful to the author for compiling the information.
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