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Author Veldmeijer, André

Title Tutankhamun's footwear : studies of ancient Egyptian footwear / André J. Veldmeijer
Published Leiden : Sidestone Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (315 pages)
Summary The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb by Howard Carter in 1922 is one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of all time. It took Carter and his team 10 years to clear the contents of the tomb and among the objects found was a large collection of shoes and sandals. The footwear is analysed here in detail for the first time since the discovery using Carter's records and Harry Burton's excellent photographs along with the author's analyses of the objects, all of which are housed in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo and the Luxor Museum. Several specialists contributed to the volume discussing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Tutankhamen, King of Egypt -- Tomb.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Egypt.
Footwear -- History.
Egypt -- Civilization.
Egypt -- Kings and rulers -- Clothing.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9088901430 (electronic bk.)
9789088901430 (electronic bk.)