The Tomb of Siphtah; The Monkey Tomb and the Gold Tomb. The Discovery of the tombs, by Theodore M. Davis. King Siphtah and Queen Tauosrit, by Gaston Maspero. The Excavations of 1905-1907, by Edward Ayrton. Catalogue of the Objects Discovered, by George Daressy.: Theodore M. Davis' Excavations: Biban el Moluk. Illustrations in colour by E. Harold Jones..
London: Archibald Constable and Co. Ltd.1908.RARE FIRST EDITION. The author - Theodore M. Davis (1838-1915) was an American lawyer best known for excavations in Egypt's Valley of the Kings between 1902 and 1914 carried out under his sponsorship. In the course of 12 years about 30 tombs were discovered and/or cleared in his name, the best known among them are tomb of Yuya and Tjuyu, the Amarna cache, tomb of Horemheb and Tutankhamun embalming cache. Contains many full-page color and b&w illustrations. 355x260mm. XXX+46 pages. 26 full-page plates (three plates have two illustrations). 3 full-page b&w plans. Green cloth Hardcover with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Bump-mark on front cover. Cover and spine stained and rubbed. Cover corners and spine edges bumped and peeling. Spine hinges wrinkled. Spine front hinge bottom edge cracked and tattered. Binding loose and visible between several pages. Whitepage edges wrinkled. Pages rough-cut as published. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare monograph on one of the most important excavations ever undertaken in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, indispensable for any serious Egyptologist, is in good condition. The book is in : English .
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Keywords: Archaeology of Israel & The Near-East Art of the Ancient World Ancient World Archaeology