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Hidden Fields of Tutankhamun: From Identification to Interpretation of Newly Discovered Plant Material from the Pharaoh's Tomb

By: Christian de Vartavan

221 pages, 8 plates, 376 colour & b/w photos, 45 illustrations, 35 tables, 2 maps

SAIS Books Ltd.

Paperback | Dec 2002 | Edition: 2 | #99107 | ISBN: 0952782723
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NHBS Price: £92.50 $115/€108 approx

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The study and analysis of plant material previously unknown from Tutankhamun's grave, ultimately leading to the first scientific virtual reconstruction of an ancient Egyptian landscape and one standing to date alone in the field of Egyptian archaeobotany/Egyptology.

This is the Ph.D. research of Dr. C. T. de Vartavan, realized in University College London from 1988 to 1994 following his discovery of the Tutankhamun plant remains the Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew (UK). Discovery which made the upper part of page one of The Times (London, 19th of May 1988) and in the following days world press with articles in the Washington Post and nearly all major world newspapers, as well as television and radio.

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