Pharaoh"s flowers the botanical treasures of Tutankhamun by F. N. Hepper

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Published by HMSO in London .

Written in English

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  • Botany -- Egypt -- History.,
  • Plant remains (Archaeology) -- Egypt.

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Book details

StatementF. Nigel Hepper.
ContributionsRoyal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
LC ClassificationsDT"62"P7"H46"1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 80 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20122349M
ISBN 100112500404

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Ostensibly a botanical study, this insightful book goes behind the iconic gilded coffin masks to demonstrate the day-to-day humanity of young pharaoh Tutankhamun and his wife.

Botanist Hepper, formerly of London's Royal Kew Gardens, first published this analysis of plant materials found in King Tut's tomb in ; the explosion of data since Cited by: Pharaoh's Flowers the Botanical Treasures of Tutankhamun by F.

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About this book This is a print-on-demand title and the original colour illustrations now appear in black and white.

As the golden face of Tutankhamun was found garlanded with fresh flowers exquisitely preserved for 3, years, the plants of ancient Egypt are brought back to life in this botanical exploration of the Pharaoh's tomb.

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