This year is all about King Tutankhamun! November 4 will mark the centenary of the discovery of the young pharaoh’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings, by the British archaeologist Howard Carter.
What were some of the iron objects found in Tutankhamun’s tomb? What does Tutankhamun’s Vulture Pectoral look like? Who really was King Tut? Here are just some of the books AUC Press has to offer about King Tutankhamun and his reign.
Iron from Tutankhamun’s Tomb
By Katja Broschat, Florian Ströbele, Christian Koeberl, Christian Eckmann, and Eid Mertah (AUC Press, 2022)
A comprehensive study of the iron objects found in Tutankhamun’s tomb that include daggers, quivers, arrows, and an elaborately decorated bow case.
This fascinating study of all the iron objects from Tutankhamun’s tomb shows that there was much more to it than gold.”—Zahi Hawass
Ancient Egyptian Jewelry:
50 Masterpieces of Art and Design
By Nigel Fletcher-Jones
(AUC Press, 2020)
The artistry and splendor of ancient Egyptian jewelry in fifty masterpieces.
Tutankhamun, King of Egypt:
His Life and Afterlife (Lives and Afterlives)
By Aidan Dodson
(AUC Press, forthcoming)
An innovative account of the life of Tutankhamun, the rediscovery of his existence, and the enduring impact of the finding of his tomb.
“Dodson’s historical work is ever reliable”—Kara Cooney
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