eBook King Tut’s Curse, 1st Edition

  • William Lace
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  • ISBN-10: 1601522517
  • ISBN-13: 9781601522511
  • DDC: 932.014
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

The discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun -- "King Tut" -- in 1924 created worldwide interest, especially when people connected with the discovery began to die, some under mysterious circumstances.  The debate has continued for decades: was it coincidence, or a curse placed on those who disturbed the pharaoh’s rest?

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
A Timeline of Ancient Egypt.
Introduction: Death and His Lordship.
1: The Boy King.
The Five Names of the Pharaoh.
From King to Mummy.
2: Search and Discovery.
Countering Criticism.
Tutmania!.
3: The Story Takes Hold.
Lights Out!.
The Curse Gets Strong Support.
4: Natural or Supernatural?.
The Radioactivity Theory.
Deadly Wrappings?.
Source Notes.
For Further Research.
Index.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.