The Complete Tutankhamun. The King. The Tomb. The Royal Treasure

Author: Reeves, Nicholas
Publisher:Thames and Hudson, London, 1993

This fascinating book reveals the whole story behind Howard Carter's quest for the tomb and includes extracts from Carter's notes, first-time publication of many of his drawings and reconstructions. A good mix of text, diagrams and photographs.

The Face of Tutankhamun

Author: Frayling, Christopher
Publisher: Faber & Faber, 1992

This book accompanies the television documentary about the life, death and discovery of Tutankhamun. It provides an in-depth view on the controversy surrounding Howard Carter and what is often called the greatest archaeological find of the 20th century.

Howard Carter. The Path to Tutankhamun

Author: James, T.G.H.
Publisher: Kegan Paul 1992

An excellent biography of Howard Carter, the most famous, celebrated and contested archaeologist to have worked in Egypt.

The Murder of Tutankhamen: A True Story

Author: Brier, Bob
Publisher: Berkeley 1999

Bob Brier makes the case for the theory that Tutankhamun was murdered, a question that has plagued Egyptologists ever since the first examination of his mummy. True crime buffs and historians alike will find much to like in Brier's investigations.

Tutankhamun: The Boy King

Authors: Graff, Jackie - Lewis, Anthony
Publisher: Peter Bedrick Books, 2002
Reading Level: Ages 9-12

Vivid illustrations and fact boxes provide details about education, family life, culture, and religion during the reign of Tutankhamun. 
Part of the series "Kids who Ruled".

Tutankhamen: Life and Death of a Pharaoh

Author: Desroches-Noblecourt, Christiane
Publisher: Penguin, 1990 (reprint)

This brilliant classic is the definitive examination of the pharaoh's life and impact as seen through the eyes of his riches. The author covers the story of the tomb's discovery and of the treasures found and relates their importance to the picture we have of ancient Egyptian culture.

Tutankhamun: The Life and Death of a Pharaoh

Author: Murdoch, David
Publisher: DK Publishing, 1998
Reading Level: ages 8 to 12

Dramatic "eyewitness" accounts combined with detailed artwork to bring key historical events to life in an important new series of in-depth information books, this book focusses on the life and times of Tutankhamun.


Author: Green, Robert
Publisher: Franklin Watts, 1996
Reading Level: ages 9 to 12

This portrait of Tutankhamun explains how, through the preservation of his tomb, the life and times of the young pharaoh have been discovered, in a study that describes diverse aspects of ancient Egypt and its culture.


Author: James, T.G.H.
Publisher: Friedman/Fairfax Publishing, 2000

A brilliantly produced volume on one of the most intriguing historical figures ever!

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