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Tutankhamen : The Life and Death of a Boy-King by  Christine El Mahdy - 1st Edition - 1999 - from Denton Island Books (SKU: ABE-6244656531)

Tutankhamen : The Life and Death of a Boy-King

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Tutankhamen : The Life and Death of a Boy-King

by El Mahdy, Christine

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ISBN 10
0747221871
ISBN 13
9780747221876
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1999. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Title: Tutankhamen:The Life and Death of the Boy-King. Headline, 1999. First edition, first printing. Hardcover, in illustrated jacket. 312 pages, appendices, index. Illustrated. Author: Christine Mahdy. Condition: VERY GOOD+. Very light shelfwear to the jacket. Book is very clean and tight, with crisp, unmarked pages which don't appear to have been read. All our books are securely packed, then dispatched without delay.About this book:Christine El Mahdy has produced one of the most fascinating books written about Tutankhamen. In this encapturing book, El Mahdy goes beyond the treasures surrounding Tutankhamen's discovery and into the personal life of the young King, questioning his ancestry and his death. The most intriguing moment of this book is when Christine talks of her own discovery of a fragment of evidence which could prove the identity of Tutankhmen's mother. Christine El Mahdy has produced a novel of which goes into the period of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten and she puts forward a strong case to argue the so-called herecy of Akhenaten and provides the reader with a more sympathetic argument as to the allegations of heresy, homosexuality and incest. It is her study of these allegations which prove them otherwise and thus leads to the reason why this unknown boy Tutankhamen was crowned Pharaoh more than three and a half thousand years ago. Not only does Christine El Mahdy prove the ancestry of Tutankhamen but she also questions the theories surrounding his death. It is her strong evidence which sets the basis of being able to tell the full story of Tutankhamen's life and death. I congratulate Christine El Mahdy on producing such a wonderful book. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; ISBN: 0747221871. ISBN/EAN: 9780747221876. Inventory No: ABE-6244656531. .

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Bookseller
Denton Island Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
ABE-6244656531
Title
Tutankhamen : The Life and Death of a Boy-King
Author
El Mahdy, Christine
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0747221871
ISBN 13
9780747221876
Publisher
Headline Book Publishing
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1999
Keywords
History;

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crisp
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp...[more]
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Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.
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