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Author  C. Desroches-Noblecourt
Publisher  Penguin Books
Publication Date   April 3, 1990
ISBN  0140116656
Pages  256

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In this brilliant book, now a classic, the renowned French archaeologist Madame Desroches-Noblecourt recounts the story of the tomb's discovery, examines the treasures found in the burial chamber and demonstrates the ways in which they throw new light on our view of Egyptian history and culture generally.Accompanied by thirty-two magnificent colour photographs and more than a hundred monochrome illustrations, this definitive text gives meaning and context to the most astonishing archaeological find of all time.

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