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Author Marchant, Jo, 1973-

Title The shadow king : the bizarre afterlife of king Tut's mummy / Jo Marchant.

Imprint Boston, Mass. : Da Capo Press, 2013.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    932.014 MAR    Available
Description 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: an archaeological adventure -- 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 -- 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 -- Audience with the king -- Afterword: a brief window.
Subject Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.
Tutankhamen, King of Egypt -- Death and burial.
Mummies -- Conservation and restoration -- Egypt.
Forensic sciences.
Egypt -- History -- Eighteenth dynasty, ca. 1570-1320 B.C.
ISBN 9780306821332 hardcover alkaline paper
0306821338 hardcover alkaline paper
9780306821349 (e-book)
0306821346 (e-book)

 
    
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