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The curse of the mummy : uncovering Tutankhamun's tomb / Candace Fleming.

Fleming, Candace, (author.).

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Plumb Memorial Library - Shelton TEEN 932.01 FLE (Text to phone) 34025140520070 Teen New Nonfiction Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Sands of the Past -- The "City of the Dead" -- Enter Howard Carter -- Ten seasons beneath the Theban sun -- A bird of gold that will bring good luck -- Under cover of darkness -- Early days in the tomb -- And at the Continental-Savoy hotel -- Curses! -- Shrines, sarcophagus, and coffins -- The mummy unwrapped -- Fabulous finds -- Work complete -- Exit Carter -- Space travelers, poison, and murderous mold -- Tutankhamun's place in history.
Summary, etc.:
"During the reign of the New Kingdom of Egypt, the boy pharaoh Tutankhamun ruled and died tragically young. In order to send him on his way into the afterlife, his tomb was filled with every treasure he would need after death. And then, it was lost to time, buried in the sands of the Valley of the Kings. His tomb was also said to be cursed. Centuries later, as Egypt-mania gripped Europe, two Brits -- a rich earl with a habit for gambling and a disreputable, determined archeologist -- worked for years to rediscover and open Tutankhamun's tomb. But once it was uncovered, would ancient powers take their revenge for disturbing and even looting the pharaoh's resting place? What else could explain the mysterious illnesses, accidents, and deaths that began once it was found?"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12. Scholastic Focus.
Grades 4-6. Scholastic Focus.
Subject: Tutankhamen, King of Egypt > Tomb > Juvenile literature.
Carter, Howard, 1874-1939 > Juvenile literature.
Carnarvon, George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert, Earl of, 1866-1923 > Juvenile literature.
Excavations (Archaeology) > Egypt > Valley of the Kings > Juvenile literature.
Blessing and cursing > Juvenile literature.
Valley of the Kings (Egypt) > Antiquities > Juvenile literature.
Egypt > History > Eighteenth dynasty, ca. 1570-1320 B.C. > Juvenile literature.

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