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Treasured: How Tutankhamun Shaped a Century

Author: Christina Riggs.

Treasured: How Tutankhamun Shaped a Century

Author: Christina Riggs.

$30.00 $7.98
Item #: D31232
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Publication Date: 2022
Publisher: Public Affairs
ISBN: 9781541701212
When it was discovered in 1922, the 3300-year-old tomb of Tutankhamun sent shockwaves around the world. The boy-king became a household name overnight and kick-started an international obsession that continues to this day. So much of the story remains untold, and so Christina Riggs weaves compelling historical analysis with tales of how this inconsequential ... More
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When it was discovered in 1922, the 3300-year-old tomb of Tutankhamun sent shockwaves around the world. The boy-king became a household name overnight and kick-started an international obsession that continues to this day. So much of the story remains untold, and so Christina Riggs weaves compelling historical analysis with tales of how this inconsequential pharaoh has shaped the world of art, politics, and pop culture, while also tracing how the fascination with King Tut has been affected by unscrupulous scientists, racist historians, and Big Oil.


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