This official companion to
the travelling exhibition lets you examine King Tut's
magnificent treasures in closer detail than ever before.
Follow the ongoing detective work as scientists unearth
new clues and piece together clearer pictures of this
In the exhibit, cutting-edge forensic information
of Tutankhamun provides tantalizing clues to the mysterious
life and death of the ancient king. The 55 Tutankhamun
artifacts featured in this book—as well as 70
additional artifacts from other pharaohs of the eighteenth
dynasty—illustrate daily life and the journeys
of kings to the afterlife, giving us a glimpse into
the richness of this ancient civilization.
Extensively researched and featuring beautiful,
newly-commissioned photographs, Tutankhamun
and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs showcases
a splendid selection of treasures unearthed in Egyptian
tombs and brings these discoveries to life as never
before, providing a fitting tribute to the Egyptians'
remarkable ingenuity, craftsmanship, and culture.
175 full-color photographs. Maps, timeline & tomb