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An illustrated children's books about the life, death and afterlife of the most famous pharaoh of them all. This story tells about his childhood in the new capital of ancient Egypt, Akhetaten. As any normal little boy he got into trouble, helped by his pet monkey Fingers. The book tells how he became the boy king, how he died and what did he do in his tomb for so long before it was found.
This book was chosen to travel with the KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh exhibition on its world tour of 10 cities, beginning in March 2018.
A quote from the book's Amazon page:
"Tutankhamun: In My Own Hieroglyphs tells the story, for older children, of the life and afterlife of the famous young pharaoh in his own words. Tutankhamun tells us about the trouble he got into as a child in Akhenaten's palace in the new city of Akhetaten, and how he became a boy pharaoh. As we learn, his life changed a lot when he died as a teenager, and long years of boredom started in his tomb with only his pet monkey Fingers and his treasure for company. He did meet some of the Egyptian gods, of course, and had fun scaring off tomb robbers, but it was mostly rather dull. Then one day, some new and strange people, including a Mr. Howard Carter, arrived and began to take all the treasures out of his royal tomb. Fortunately, through the eyes of his beautiful golden mask, Tutankhamun, could have fun again traveling around the world."