The Resource The shadow king : the bizarre afterlife of king Tut's mummy, Jo Marchant

The shadow king : the bizarre afterlife of king Tut's mummy, Jo Marchant

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The shadow king : the bizarre afterlife of king Tut's mummy
Title
The shadow king
Title remainder
the bizarre afterlife of king Tut's mummy
Statement of responsibility
Jo Marchant
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
More than 3,000 years ago, King Tutankhamuns desiccated body was lovingly wrapped and sent into the future as an immortal god. After resting undisturbed for more than three millennia, King Tuts mummy was suddenly awakened in 1922. The mummys afterlife is a modern story, not an ancient one
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
Dewey number
932.014092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DT87.5
LC item number
.M34 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The shadow king : the bizarre afterlife of king Tut's mummy, Jo Marchant
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The shadow king : the bizarre afterlife of king Tut's mummy, Jo Marchant
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Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-271) and index
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Prologue: an archaeological adventure -- Tunnel of legends -- Clues by candlelight -- Opera of a vanished civilization -- Death on swift wings -- A brutal post-mortem -- Palm wine, spices and myrrh -- Letters from Liverpool -- Secrets from blood and bone -- X-raying the pharaohs -- Living image of the lord -- Evil pyramids and murderous mould -- Sliced, diced, brought back to life -- The third door -- Fingerprints, forensics and a family tree -- DNA down the rabbit hole -- Spare ribs and hand kebabs -- Revolution -- Audience with the king -- Afterword
  • Secrets from blood and bone
  • X-raying the pharaohs
  • Living image of the lord
  • Evil pyramids and murderous mold
  • Sliced, diced, brought back to life
  • The third door
  • Fingerprints, forensics and a family tree
  • DNA down the rabbit hole
  • Spare ribs and hand kebabs
  • Revolution
  • Prologue: an archaeological adventure
  • Audience with the king
  • Afterword: a brief window
  • Tunnel of legends
  • Clues by candlelight
  • Opera of a vanished civilization
  • Death on swift wings
  • A brutal postmortem
  • Palm wine, spices and myrrh
  • Letters from Liverpool
Control code
ocn808413564
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
vii, 288 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780306821332
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012041912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40022471772
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780306821332
  • (OCoLC)808413564

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