Cover image for The shadow king : the bizarre afterlife of king Tut's mummy
Title:
The shadow king : the bizarre afterlife of king Tut's mummy
Author:
Marchant, Jo, 1973-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Boston, Mass. : Da Capo Press, 2013.
Physical Description:
288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Prologue: an archaeological adventure -- Tunnel of legends -- Clues by candlelight -- Opera of a vanished civilization -- Death on swift wings -- A brutal postmortem -- Palm wine, spices and myrrh -- Letters from Liverpool -- Secrets from blood and bone -- X-raying the pharaohs -- Living image of the lord -- Evil pyramids and murderous mold -- Sliced, diced, brought back to life -- Third door -- Fingerprints, forensics and a family tree -- DNA down the rabbit hole -- Spare ribs and hand kebabs -- Revolution -- Audience with the king -- Afterword: a brief window.
ISBN:
9780306821332
Format :
Book