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November 4 1922 For six seasons the legendary Valley of the Kings has yielded no secrets to Howard Carter and his archeological team We had almost made up our minds that we were beaten he writes and were preparing to leave The Valley and try our luck elsewhere; and then hardly had we set hoe to ground in our last despairing effort than we made a discovery that far exceeded our wildest dreamsJoin Howard Carter in his fascinating odyssey toward the most dramatic archeological find of the century the tomb of Tutankhamen Written by Carter in 1923 only a year after the discovery this book captures the overwhelming exhilaration of the find the painstaking step by step process of excavation and the wonder of opening a treasure filled inner chamber whose regal inhabitant had been dead for 3000 years104 on the spot photographs chronicle the phases of the discovery and the scrupulous cataloging of the treasures The opening chapters discuss the life of Tutankhamen and earlier archeological work in the Valley of the Kings An appendix contains fully captioned photographs of the objects obtained from the tomb A new preface by Jon Manchip White adds information on Carter's career recent opinions on Tutankhamen's reign and the importance of Carter's discovery to EgyptologistsMillions have seen the stunning artifacts which came from the tomb they are among the glories of the Cairo Museum and have made triumphal tours to museums the world over They are a testament to the enigmatic young king and to the unwavering tenacity of the man who brought them to light as described in this remarkable narrative Spoiled a little due to the for me over long forward and preface However Carter's enthusiasm really comes across His detailed explanation of artefact recording and preservation reveals how much work and effort went into handling each item Today we would have laptops phones computers laser scanning and other tools Then it was hand drawn sketches painstakingly drawn maps floor plans and objects photographed for scale and position the pictures themselves being developed in another room in the tomb now serving as a darkroom This tomb along with many others suffered at the hands of grave robbers the broken door seals evidence of the damage The inner burial chamber was however intact and you can almost anticipate the the tension as the first light in over several thousand years fills this tomb

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The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen EgyptNovember 4 1922 For six seasons the legendary Valley of the Kings has yielded no secrets to Howard Carter and his archeological team We had almost made up our minds that we were beaten he writes and were preparing to leave The Valley and try our luck elsewhere; and then hardly had we set hoe to ground in our last despairing effort than we made a discovery that far exceeded our wildest dreamsJoin Howard Carter in his fascinating odyssey toward the most dramatic archeological find of the century the tomb of Tutankhamen Written by Carter in 1923 only a year after the discovery this book captures the overwhelming exhilaration of the find the painstaking step by step process of excavation and the wonder of opening a treasure filled inner chamber whose regal inhabitant had been dead for 3000 years104 on the spot photographs chronicle the phases of the discovery and the scrupulous cataloging of the treasures The opening chapters discuss the life of Tutankhamen and earlier archeological work in the Valley of the Kings An appendix contains fully captioned photographs of the objects obtained from the tomb A new preface by Jon Manchip White adds information on Carter's career recent opinions on Tutankhamen's reign and the importance of Carter's discovery to EgyptologistsMillions have seen the stunning artifacts which came from the tomb they are among the glories of the Cairo Museum and have made triumphal tours to museums the world over They are a testament to the enigmatic young king and to the unwavering tenacity of the man who brought them to light as described in this remarkable narrative 3 years ago my parents took me on holiday to Egypt which I was very angry about at first because its was'nt a 'proper holiday' too much education involved Now I look back on it as the most inspirational 2 weeks of my life This book compliments the travels perfectly The book really shows how determined Howard Carter was to discovering Tut's tomb and how close he got to never finding it at all The book documents one of the greatest discoverys in the past century and will make you want to visit the tomb Please read this book

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doc ô The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen read ¸ dcmdirect µ ❴KINDLE❵ ✽ The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen (Egypt) Author Howard Carter – Dcmdirect.co.uk November 4 1922 For six seasons the legendary Valley of the Kings has yielded no secrets to Howard Carter and his November 4 1922 For six seasons the legendary Valley of the Kings has yielded no secrets to Howard Carter and his archeological team We had almost made up our minds that we were beaten he writes and were preparing to leave The Valley and try our luck elsewhere; and then hardly had we set hoe to ground in our last despairing effort than we made a discovery that far exceeded our wildest dreamsJoin Howard Carter in his fascinating odyssey toward the most dramatic archeological find of the century the tomb of Tutankhamen Written by Carter in 1923 only a year after the discovery this book captures the overwhelming exhilaration of the find the painstaking step by step process of excavation and the wonder of opening a treasure filled inner chamber whose regal inhabitant had been dead for 3000 years104 on the spot photographs chronicle the phases of the discovery and the scrupulous cataloging of the treasures The opening chapters discuss the life of Tutankhamen and earlier archeological work in the Valley of the Kings An appendix contains fully captioned photographs of the objects obtained from the tomb A new preface by Jon Manchip White adds information on Carter's career recent opinions on Tutankhamen's reign and the importance of Carter's discovery to EgyptologistsMillions have seen the stunning artifacts which came from the tomb they are among the glories of the Cairo Museum and have made triumphal tours to museums the world over They are a testament to the enigmatic young king and to the unwavering tenacity of the man who brought them to light as described in this remarkable narrative Written for a curious public this is Howard Carter's only published account of the finding of the tomb and clearing of the Antechamber It is easy for some than 75 years after its discovery to fault Carter for his handling of many of the objects from the tomb Here you can read of some of the problems and his solutions first hand Included are the photos Burton took during the clearance Some of these are to be found nowhere else The step by step emptying of the famous Painted chest is fascinating You can actually see the condition of the objects deteriorate as the bottom of the box is reached