eBook Diary of the Boy King Tutankhamen download
by June Reig
Author: June Reig
Publisher: Atheneum (December 1, 1978)
ePub: 1468 kb
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Category: Children's Books
The book ends as it must with a brief note from Ankhenesamen mourning her husband's early death and wondering about her future and the kingdom's future.
Apr 05, 2008 Sarah Sammis rated it it was amazing. I've been interested in Tutankhamen and more broadly the 18th dynasty since my senior year of high school. covers roughly a year, starting just before the coronation and through the first few months of Tutankhamen's reign. The book ends as it must with a brief note from Ankhenesamen mourning her husband's early death and wondering about her future and the kingdom's future.
Mysterious boy king Tutankhamun returns to the . in 2008, bringing rare treasures never before seen outside Egypt. For the millions of fans wanting a keepsake and chronicle of this magnificent new exhibition. The book includes a timeline, short list of books for further reading with brief descriptions and age recommendations, and lots of full color photos including a stunning full-page photo of the gilded throne with King Tut and his Queen inlaid in semiprecious stones (pg. 34). The book is 64 pages.
Tutankhamun became king at about the age of 9. He probably got a lot of help from Ay, his vizier (minister of. .He finally discovered that its entrance had been hidden by the waste from digging at the entrance of the nearby tomb of King Ramses VI. He probably got a lot of help from Ay, his vizier (minister of state) who also became his suc-cessor. Historians believe Tutankhamun died at about the age of 18, but they are unsure how. X-Rays show that he may have had a head injury from an accident. Tutankha-mun’s four-room tomb contained more than 5,000 objects, including many beautifully carved and gold-cov-ered items. A wonderful gold mask of Tutankhamun covered the head and shoulders of the royal mummy.
This book tells of the young life of the boy King Tutankhaten, who later changed his name to Tutankhamen. It tells the stories that have been found on the walls of the temples and shows what his life would have been like growing up. Find out more about this young king of Egypt and his life in this 15-minute biography.
Diary of the Boy King, Tut-Ankh-Amen by June Reig (Scribner, 1978). A fictionalized diary kept by Tutankhamen during his ninth year, the year he became King of Egypt. 1300 BC. A Place in the Sun by Jill Rubalcaba (Clarion, 1997). As the peaceful King Arthur reigns, the five-year-old daughter of Lady Alayna, newly widowed of the village-wizard Toland, is abducted by knights who leave their barn burning and their only servant dead. The Legend of Lady Ilena by Patricia Malone (2002). In sixth century Great Britain, a fifteen-year-old girl seeking knowledge of her lineage is drawn into battle to defend the homeland she never knew, aided by one of King Arthur’s knights.
Archaeologists have found the face of boy king Tutankhamen. 4. KING/QUEEN DIARY: Write your journal, diary entry for one day in your life as a king or queen in ancient Egypt. T, F. Forensic artists have made a realistic image of King Tut on computers. Forensic artists in Egypt, France and America produced images of the boy king’s face using computerized scans of his skull. The Egyptian and French teams knew whose face they were reconstructing. The Americans were kept in the dark and had no idea they were reconstructing the face of Tutankhamen. Read it to your partner(s) next class.