Looking for an inspection copy?
This title is not currently available on inspection
Howard Carter (1874–1939) was an English archaeologist and Egyptologist, now renowned for discovering the tomb of the pharaoh Tutankhamun. Published between 1923 and 1933, this three-volume study contains Carter's detailed account of the sensational discovery, excavation and clearance of Tutankhamun's tomb and its treasures. The tomb was almost fully intact when discovered and remains the most complete burial discovered in the Valley of the Kings. Each volume of Carter's book is richly illustrated with over 100 photographs of the tomb and objects found in it, showing their original state and how they appeared after reconstruction. Carter's meticulous recording and conservation techniques are faithfully documented in his account, providing a vivid and engaging description of the work which occurred during the excavation of this famous site. Volume 3 describes the recording and conservation of objects in the Treasury and Annexe rooms and puts forward Carter's interpretation of their use.
Not yet reviewed
Be the first to review
Review was not posted due to profanity×
- Date Published: November 2010
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781108018166
- length: 372 pages
- dimensions: 213 x 140 x 23 mm
- weight: 0.48kg
- contains: 156 b/w illus.
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. The room beyond the burial chamber (a treasury)
2. The funerary equipment found in the room beyond the burial chamber
3. The annexe (a store-room)
4. The objects found in the annexe (a store-room)
5. The main cause of deterioration and chemical changes among the objects in the tomb
Sorry, this resource is locked
Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email email@example.comRegister Sign in
You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.Continue ×
Are you sure you want to delete your account?
This cannot be undone.
Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.
If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.×