Illustrations of adventure and discovery amongst the Egyptian Pyramids

Published on: 16 October 2017 Author: Robbie Hunt

Check out these wonderful illustrations by Isabel Greenberg, from Patricia Cleveland-Peck's The Story of Tutankhamun.

From the puzzle of who might have been Tutankhamun's mother to the gruesome processes of mummification and the curse of the mummy's tomb, this book will amaze and shock you. And with a mix of maps and storyboards as well as quotes and letters from the explorers and archaeologists involved, your journey of discovery will be an exciting one.

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The Story of Tutankhamun

Patricia Cleveland-Peck, Illustrator: Isabel Greenberg

Everything you ever wanted to know about the famous boy-Pharaoh whose amazing tomb has taught the world so much about ancient Egypt and its people.

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