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Wonderful Things The Discovery of the Tomb of TutankhamenNovember 4 1922 For six seasons the legendary Valley of the Kings has yielded no secrets to Howard Carter and his archeological team We had almost made up our minds that we were beaten he writes and were preparing to leave The Valley and try our luck elsewhere; and then hardly had we set hoe to ground in our last despairing effort than we made a discovery that far exceeded our wildest dreamsJoin Howard Carter in his fascinating odyssey toward the most dramatic archeological find of the century the tomb of Tutankhamen Written by Can you see anything Yes wonderful things Howard CarterA first hand account of Howard Carter the discoverer of the almost intact tomb of Tutankhamen the child Pharao of Egypt It is told from the heart and the feelings that Howard felt during the initial discovery and subseuent excavation and a personal account If you have any interests in archaeology this is a must read bookLet me finish with this uote from Howard CarterFor the moment – an eternity it must have seemed to the others standing by – I was struck dumb with amazement and when Lord Carnarvon unable to stand in suspense any longer inuired anxiously Can you see anything it was all I could do to get out the words Yes wonderful thingsAnd this is what he sawSource

eBook Wonderful Things The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen

ePub à Wonderful Things The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen ☆ 400 pages Download µ November 4 1922 For six seasons the legendary Valley of the Kings has yielded no secrets to Howard Carter and his archeological team We had almost made up our minds that we were beaten he writes Hs of the objects obtained from the tomb A new preface by Jon Manchip White adds information on Carter's career recent opinions on Tutankhamen's reign and the importance of Carter's discovery to EgyptologistsMillions have seen the stunning artifacts which came from the tomb they are among the glories of the Cairo Museum and have made triumphal tours to museums the world over They are a testament to the enigmatic young king and to the unwavering tenacity of the man who brought them to light as described in this remarkable narrative Howard Carter’s book was as expected A book written by an archeologist that had a difficult time expressing the emotional state and wonderment that he was in when he discovered the tomb and saw the artifacts The book was a bland recount of what happened It was about like we punched a hole in the entrance and saw a gold wall There were things inside He did however describe the objects with a lack luster demeanor even though he made a few statements letting the reader know that it was dazzling What Carter failed to express in written form was somewhat vindicated by the photographs but unfortunately the were all in black and white and the relics of gold were less impressive as the appeared as stone object The book was worth reading despite all the shortcomings for anyone enad with Tutankhamen and Ancient Egypt

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Carter in 1923 only a year after the discovery this book captures the overwhelming exhilaration of the find the painstaking step by step process of excavation and the wonder of opening a treasure filled inner chamber whose regal inhabitant had been dead for 3000 years104 on the spot photographs chronicle the phases of the discovery and the scrupulous cataloging of the treasures The opening chapters discuss the life of Tutankhamen and earlier archeological work in the Valley of the Kings An appendix contains fully captioned photograp This is the Howard Carter's book about the discovery and opening of King Tutenkahem's tomb in Egypt' valley of the king's He is a great writer you can read about the problems at the tomb Carter's emotions as well I think is an excellent book I recommend