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The Curse of the Pharaohs’ Tombs (ePub)

Tales of the Unexpected since the days of Tutankhamun

Ancient History > Ancient Egypt & Egyptology

By Paul Harrison
Imprint: Pen & Sword Archaeology
File Size: 6.6 MB (.epub)
Pages: 144
Illustrations: 20
ISBN: 9781473885431
Published: 16th January 2017


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The Curse of the Pharaoh’s Tombs is the definitive book on Ancient Egyptian tomb curses, providing new information and data never before published whilst exploring the many incidents and deaths associated with tomb curses. The book puts the record straight on matters which have been wrongly recorded by others, such as the legend of Tutankhamun, as well as presenting new data never before published associated with matters such as the torment Howard Carter suffered before his death. It also contains exclusive information and interviews with the family members and archaeologists associated with the curses, including experts at the British Museum and Cairo Museum.
Paul Harrison also covers the history of Egyptian tomb curses, why they were
placed at the entrance to some tombs and not others, as well as the frightening
reality of mummification after death in Ancient Egypt. Closer to home, the hundreds of deaths and haunted tube station (Museum) which are associated with the curse of Amen-Ra (housed in the British Museum) is covered along with the mysterious deaths and tragedy associated with Cleopatra’s needle on the Embankment of the River Thames.

Excerpt from book as featured in

Paranormal Underground, November 2017

This book is a solid introduction to the tomb of Tutankhamun and its lengthy legacy in popular culture.

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San Francisco Book Review

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History of Royals, June 2017

Books like this I think can be an entry point into your life and can initiate a passion that lasts. So, If you like ghost stories, or you’re interested in Ancient Egypt, or perhaps The Age of Enlightenment (the time period where many of these stories originated), this is a fun book you might want to try.

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Goodreads, Michelle McMenamin

The mysteries of Ancient Egypt always fascinate and have provided the basis of countless horror stories and films. This is a
fascinating book on a fascinating set of topics, recommended.

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