Jackdaw Tutankhamun & the Discovery of the Tomb

Jackdaw Tutankhamun & the Discovery of the Tomb

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Item #: 044767
ISBN: 9781566960373
Grades: 6-9

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This Jackdaw traces the story of the excavation, illustrating Howard Carter's work as an archaeologist and the enormous public interest in the discovery of the tomb. Through pictures both full-color and black and white drawings, and a hands-on model, it shows the treasures buried with the young pharaoh, and the fabulous golden shrine and coffins in which the mummy of Tutankhamun lay in its blackened bandages. A wealth of contemporary illustrations brings to life the ancient world in which the mysterious young pharaoh lived and died.

Historian: Magnus Magnusson.

The contents of this Jackdaw feature:

    Broadsheets
    • The Gift of the Nile
    • Who was Tutankhamun?
    • Burying a Pharaoh
    • Finding the Tomb
    • Historical Documents

      • The gold-plated back panel from Tutankhamun's throne showing the young pharaoh with his wife printed in full-color.
      • Page from the News of the World, April 8, 1923, reporting the death in Egypt of Lord Carnarvon.
      • Letter from Howard Carter from his Egyptian foreman.
      • Two of the index cards prepared by Carter with notes and drawings of the items in the tomb.
      • A colorful picture sheet showing some of the Tutankhamun treasures.
      • The work of an archaeologist a picture strip showing how Carter unpacked the tomb.
      • The wall painting from the burial chamber printed in color.
      • A working model of the outer shrine printed in metallic colors and ready to build.
      • A page printed in color from the papyrus of Ani relating to the Egyptians' beliefs about death.
      • The people of Egypt a picture strip.
      • Study Guide / Lesson Plan Reproducible Activities

Primary Subject
History/Geography
Grade Start
6
Grade End
9
ISBN
9781566960373
Author
Magnus Magnusson
Format
Other
Brand Name
Jackdaws
Weight
0.8 (lbs.)
Dimensions
8.88" x 13.88" x 0.25"
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Lots of good information!
My sister and I used this to prepare reports for our class. My sister is really interested in Eygpt and she now likes to read other books about Eygpt. I want to visit Eygpt sometime.
March 15, 2021
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