Discovering Tutankhamun

From Howard Carter to DNA
Author: Zahi A. Hawass
Publisher: Amer Univ in Cairo Press
ISBN: 9789774166372
Category: Art
Page: 264
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Penned by a scholar who was personally involved in research into the enigmatic young pharaoh, this fully illustrated study reviews our knowledge about the life, death, and burial of Tutankhamun. Zahi Hawass places the king in the broader context of Egyptian history, unravelling the intricate and much debated relationship between various members of the royal family, and the circumstances surrounding the turbulent Amarna period.

Paleopathology of the Ancient Egyptians

An Annotated Bibliography 1995–2016 , Updated Edition
Author: Lisa Sabbahy
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 1617977284
Category: History
Page: N.A
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This updated and expanded annotated bibliography presents and describes over 1,200 books, dissertations, excavation reports, and articles relevant to the paleopathology of the ancient Egyptians from the fields of Egyptology, physical anthropology, archaeology, and medicine, making it possible for scholars in these different fields to keep current with the latest finds and results. Each source has a short annotation explaining its relevant pathological information, so that scholars can ascertain whether or not any particular source is germane to their own research, and see what is being studied and published by others. In particular, this bibliography will be an immense help to scholars outside the field of Egyptology who want to know about the newest excavations with human remains. It will be indispensable to scholars as well as non-specialists who are intrigued by this area of study, particularly forensic pathologists, medical researchers, historians of medicine, and mummy enthusiasts.

Joyful in Thebes

Egyptological Studies in Honor of Betsy M. Bryan
Author: Kathlyn M. Cooney,Richard Jasnow
Publisher: ISD LLC
ISBN: 1937040410
Category: History
Page: 544
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An international group of scholars have contributed to Joyful in Thebes, a Festschrift for the distinguished Egyptologist Betsy M. Bryan. The forty-two articles deal with topics of art history, archaeology, history, and philology representing virtually the entire span of ancient Egyptian civilization. These diverse studies, which often present unpublished material or new interpretations of specific issues in Egyptian history, literature, and art history, well reflect the broad research interests of the honoree. Abundantly illustrated with photographs and line drawings, the volume also includes a comprehensive bibliography of Bryan's publications through 2015.

Scanning the Pharaohs

CT Imaging of the New Kingdom Royal Mummies
Author: Zahi A. Hawass,Sahar N.. Saleem,Sahar Saleem
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9774166736
Category: History
Page: 352
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The royal mummies in the Cairo Museum are an important source of information about the lives of the ancient Egyptians. The remains of these pharaohs and queens can inform us about their age at death and medical conditions from which they may have suffered, as well as the mummification process and objects placed within the wrappings. Using the latest technology, including Multi-Detector Computed Tomography and DNA analysis, co-authors Zahi Hawass and Sahar Saleem present the results of the examination of royal mummies of the Eighteenth to Twentieth Dynasties. New imaging techniques not only reveal a wealth of information about each mummy, but render amazingly lifelike and detailed images of the remains. In addition, utilizing 3D images, the anatomy of each face has been discerned for a more accurate interpretation of a mummy's facial features. This latest research has uncovered some surprising results about the genealogy of, and familial relationships between, these ancient individuals, as well as some unexpected medical finds. Historical information is provided to place the royal mummies in context, and the book with its many illustrations will appeal to Egyptologists, paleopathologists, and non-specialists alike, as the authors seek to uncover the secrets of these most fascinating members of the New Kingdom royal families.

The Tomb of Tutankhamun Vol. I

The Discovery
Author: Howard Carter
Publisher: BIG BYTE BOOKS
ISBN: 1939331005
Category: Architecture
Page: 160
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"Let me try and tell the story of it all. It will not be easy, for the dramatic suddenness of the initial discovery left me in a dazed condition, and the months that have followed have been so crowded with incident that I have hardly had time to think." Among the hundreds of books written about ancient Egypt and Tutankhamen, you won't find an equal to Howard Carter's powerful book about his discovery. His great work in many ways remained unfinished. He left us, however, this remarkable document of discovery. The book is Carter's personal story of the greatest adventure of his life--one that has not been surpassed in nearly a century of archaeology. In 1904, retired American lawyer, Theodore Davis, famously declared that The Valley of the Kings in Thebes had given up all of its secrets, leaving nothing more to be discovered. He relinquished his exclusive rights to dig in The Valley. But as Howard Carter states in this volume, "The history of The Valley has never lacked the dramatic element." Some 18 years later, Carter made the richest archaeological discovery in history within yards of where Davis had dug. The world immediately became obsessed with everything Tutankhamen. From architecture, to household goods, to fashion, a early 20th-century surge in fascination with ancient Egypt took hold across the globe. Howard Carter, too, had been obsessed with finding Tut. The discovery would consume the rest of Carter's life. After becoming known to the world, Howard Carter died in relative obscurity in 1939. This is not a dry scientific treatment of the excavation or the artifacts. What he imparts with this book is a sense of excitement, wonder, and mystery set expertly into a concise context of history and Egyptology, captivating layperson and specialist alike, young or old. Intertwining notes on Egyptian gods, religion, mythology, and magic, Carter spins an alluring real-life tale, setting the context for Egyptian history and Tutankamun. For the first time this amazing work is available for Kindle. With a new Introduction and updated footnotes, you'll have more context to follow this book than Carter's original readers did. Much information that was yet to be understood or discovered in 1922 is included in the Introduction. Care has been taken to create a well-formatted book for Kindle. It includes images from the original publication. You can even take it with you on your smartphone if you have the Kindle app installed, and then refer to it while visiting the Tutankhamun exhibit in one of the cities it visits in North America. Remember to LOOK INSIDE by clicking the cover image in the upper left of this page. Buy this book today and you'll read it again and again.

Ägypten

die Welt der Pharaonen
Author: Regine Schulz
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783833132704
Category: Egypt
Page: 538
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Die fernen Tage

Roman
Author: Sally Beauman
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641134129
Category: Fiction
Page: 704
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England 1922: Um sich von einer schweren Krankheit zu erholen, reist die junge Lucy mit ihrer Gouvernante nach Ägypten. Bald schon ist sie fasziniert von der Schönheit des fernen Landes und dem illustren Kreis bedeutender Archäologen und ihrer Familien. In Frances findet sie eine beste Freundin, gemeinsam erleben die beiden die aufregenden Entdeckungen im Tal der Pyramiden mit und erforschen die rätselhafte Welt der Erwachsenen – eine Welt aus Halbwahrheiten und dunklen Geheimnissen. Noch Jahre später werfen die Geheimnisse, die ihren Anfang in Ägypten nehmen, ihre Schatten auf Lucys Leben und gefährden ihre große Liebe ...

Luxor und das Tal der Könige


Author: Kent R. Weeks
Publisher: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC DE
ISBN: 9783937606101
Category:
Page: 563
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Ein thematisch umfassender, informativer und reichhaltig illustrierter Reiseführer zu den Tempeln und Grabanlagen in Luxor (dem antiken Theben) und im "Tal der Könige".

Tutanchamun


Author: Aude Gros de Beler
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783898362023
Category:
Page: 133
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Echnaton

die Religion des Lichtes
Author: Erik Hornung
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783491690769
Category:
Page: 159
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Mumien, Tempel, Pharaonen

eine Geschichte des Alten Ägypten
Author: Barbara Mertz,Elizabeth Peters
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783806225006
Category:
Page: 323
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Uarda

Erster Band
Author: Georg Ebers
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 9925000394
Category: Fiction
Page: 284
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In the winter of 1873 I spent some weeks in one of the tombs of the Necropolis of Thebes in order to study the monuments of that solemn city of the dead; and during my long rides in the silent desert the germ was developed whence this book has since grown. The leisure of mind and body required to write it was given me through a long but not disabling illness. In the first instance I intended to elucidate this story-like my "Egyptian Princess"-with numerous and extensive notes placed at the end; but I was led to give up this plan from finding that it would lead me to the repetition of much that I had written in the notes to that earlier work. The numerous notes to the former novel had a threefold purpose. In the first place they served to explain the text; in the second they were a guarantee of the care with which I had striven to depict the archaeological details in all their individuality from the records of the monuments and of Classic Authors; and thirdly I hoped to supply the reader who desired further knowledge of the period with some guide to his studies.

Ägyptische Kunst


Author: Rose-Marie Hagen,Rainer Hagen
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783822854556
Category:
Page: 94
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Einführung in die altägyptische Kunst anhand von 35 Beispielen.

Echnaton

Ägyptens falscher Prophet
Author: Nicholas Reeves
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783805328289
Category: Egypt
Page: 238
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Die verbotenen Gräber in Theben


Author: Zahi A. Hawass,Sandro Vannini
Publisher: Philipp Von Zabern Verlag Gmbh
ISBN: 9783805340779
Category: History
Page: 288
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Zutritt verboten: Ein einmaliger Blick in ägyptische Grabstätten Unweit des Tals der Könige hat man Hunderte eindrucksvoller altägyptischer Grabstätten aus der Zeit des Neuen Reichs entdeckt. Dort begrub man Menschen, die zum Hofstaat des Pharao gehörten. Sie enthalten einige der exquisitesten Beispiele ägyptischer Kunst und Kunstfertigkeit - beinahe unversehrte Wandgemälde und Reliefs von einzigartiger Schönheit. Doch gerade einmal eine Handvoll dieser Gräber kann man betreten: Die meisten wurden geschlossen und sind nur noch Forschern zugänglich. An die 70 dieser »verbotenen« Gräber beschreibt der weltberuehmte Ã_gypten-Experte Zahi Hawass in seinem prachtvollen neuen Band »Die verbotenen Gräber in Theben«. Dazu liefert Star-Fotograf Sandro Vannini nie gesehene Einblicke und Ansichten in grossformatigen exklusiven Aufnahmen und spektakulären Klapptafeln.