Good book about Tutankhamun

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Good book about Tutankhamun

Post by SteveMc » Thu May 20, 2010 11:13 pm

My wife ( she who thinks she must be obeyed ) has asked me to buy her a book about Tutankhamun for her birthday amongst many other things.

There are so many about, does anybody know of any decent ones?



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Post by meretseger » Fri May 21, 2010 7:49 am

try "Tutankhamen the life and death of a boy King" by Christine el Mahdi....its my favourite,well researched and documented and some new insights.In fact I like all her books very much.
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Post by Moonstone » Fri May 21, 2010 8:41 am

Tutankhamen: Life and Death of a Pharaoh by Christiane Desroches-Noblecourt is my favourite.
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Post by LivinginLuxor » Fri May 21, 2010 8:49 am

I'd suggest The Complete Tutankhamen by Nicholas Reeves.
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Post by crazycat » Fri May 21, 2010 9:34 am

was about to suggest a book and realised it was the samw one that moonstone mentioned, mine was printed in 1972 and cost all of £3. Was given to me by a friend. I think its a really good book although things known about Tutankhamun have change since it was written. The book also has many photos of finds from his tomb
when she was good she was very very good but when she was bad she was better :snig:

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Post by Horus » Fri May 21, 2010 11:17 am

LivinginLuxor wrote:I'd suggest The Complete Tutankhamen by Nicholas Reeves.
I would second that :) it is printed by Thames & Hudson ISBN 0-500-05058-9
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Post by drwho » Fri May 21, 2010 1:33 pm

Otto Neubert 1954 40p then, but you can have my copy for free....8)
decimalisation ?

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Post by Bullet Magnet » Fri May 21, 2010 11:24 pm

40 pennies ?

3 shillings and four pence in old money ;)

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