By Judy Donnelly
Illus. in complete colour with black-and-white & full-color photographs. "Beginning with the dying of Tutankhamen, the ebook strikes ahead to archaeologist Howard Carter's discovery of the tomb. information regarding historic Egyptian existence is interspersed in a transparent, tender style all through. with a purpose to get readers into non-fiction."--Booklist.
Quick preview of Tut's Mummy: Lost...and Found (Step into Reading) PDF
Similar Archaeology books
Set within the center of the yankee jungle and that includes Declan Carberry, the not-so good-looking hero of Day of Wrath, this page-turner oozes pleasure, exotica and formulation One suspense. Archaeologist Leo is on a dig. yet this can be no traditional task. he is deep within the center of the Mexican jungle uncovering one other centuries-old Mayan urban.
The traditional Egyptians are an everlasting resource of fascination--mummies and pyramids, curses and rituals have captured our imaginations for generations. all of us have a psychological photo of historic Egypt, yet is it the perfect one? How a lot can we relatively find out about this as soon as nice civilization? during this soaking up creation, Ian Shaw, one of many preferable specialists on historic Egypt, describes how our present principles approximately Egypt are established not just at the exciting discoveries made by way of early Egyptologists but in addition on attention-grabbing new varieties of facts produced by way of glossy medical and linguistic analyses.
The various personality of Britain's geographical region offers groups with a powerful experience of neighborhood id. essentially the most major positive aspects of the panorama in Southern Britain is the way in which that its personality differs from area to quarter, with compact villages within the Midlands contrasting with the sprawling hamlets of East Anglia and remoted farmsteads of Devon.
During this revised and up-to-date version of Archaeology: a truly brief advent, Paul Bahn provides an attractive creation and a good review of a box that embraces every little thing from the cave artwork of Lascaux to the nice stone heads of Easter Island. This interesting creation displays the iconic acclaim for archaeology--a topic which appeals as a hobby, profession, and educational self-discipline, encompasses the entire globe, and spans a few 2.
- Finders Keepers: A Tale of Archaeological Plunder and Obsession
- Archaeology and Heritage of the Human Movement into Space (Space and Society)
- Ancient Cuzco: Heartland of the Inca
- Evolution and Prehistory: The Human Challenge (9th Edition)
- 21st Century Anthropology: A Reference Handbook (21st Century Reference Series)
- Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology
Additional resources for Tut's Mummy: Lost...and Found (Step into Reading)
Many of the viewers are archaeologists (ar‑kee‑AHL‑uh‑jists). they're scientists who dig within the earth to discover clues to the earlier. They trip faraway from the Nile. They cross into the wasteland. They dig within the sand. They discover forgotten temples. They locate attractive wall work and weird statues of animals and gods. The archaeologists locate mummies—thousands of them. There are mummies of fellows, ladies, and kids. There are even animal mummies. Mummy cats. Mummy bulls. Mummy crocodiles. Even mummy bugs! each archaeologist goals of discovering the tomb of a king. A tomb that hasn't ever been robbed. Scientists start to dig in a lonely valley. it really is referred to as the Valley of the Kings. One guy uncovers a hidden tomb. It belongs to a recognized king. quickly dozens of alternative tombs are found. however the tombs are all empty. Robbers looted them lengthy, in the past. through 1900, most folk have given up at the valley. each inch has been dug up, they are saying. No different tombs are there. yet one English archaeologist doesn't agree. His identify is Howard Carter. He thinks one king remains to be buried within the valley. Tutankhamen. three the hunt different scientists imagine Howard Carter is silly. The valley is empty. they're convinced of it. yet Howard is obdurate. He first got here to Egypt whilst he was once purely seventeen years previous. For years he labored within the valley. He understands it rather well. he's certain Tutankhamen’s tomb is there. And he's going to discover it. a few clues were found—a cup, a number of jars, a few skinny sheets of gold. And them all undergo the identify Tutankhamen. yet the entire clues have been came upon close to the empty tomb of one other king. Too close to, every body says. The Egyptians wouldn’t placed tombs so shut jointly. might they? Lord Carnarvon Howard doesn't hearken to anyone. And he's fortunate. He meets a wealthy Englishman who believes in him. The man’s identify is Lord Carnarvon. He supplies Howard the money he must commence his seek. Howard hires fifty males. Then he units out for the valley. it's a bad position. There are not any bushes or grass. simply rocky cliffs and sand. it really is burning sizzling, dry and dusty. The rocks provide no color. yet they're solid hiding locations for snakes and bugs. Howard doesn’t brain. He and his males begin to paintings. it really is challenging and sluggish. the boys fill baskets with stones and sand. they bring them off and empty them. Then they arrive again for extra. finally they hit whatever. however it isn't really a king’s tomb. They locate a few previous stone huts. Howard is particularly disenchanted. He strikes to another a part of the valley. He digs there for 5 lengthy years. What does he locate? not anything. ultimately Lord Carnarvon has had adequate. He desires to hand over. now not Howard. He begs for another test. He recollects these stone huts. He desires to dig less than them. it truly is one position not anyone has ever attempted. Lord Carnarvon consents. yet this is often Howard’s final probability. Howard buys a golden canary for strong good fortune. And in November 1922, he and his males begin digging back. at the 3rd day, Howard and his males discover a step! it truly is reduce correct into the rock. They discover one other and one other. they've got discovered an entire stairway! And it ends up in a mystery door.