Photographing Tutankhamun: Archaeology, Ancient Egypt, and the Archive

Author:   Christina Riggs (University of East Anglia, UK)
Publisher:   Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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9781350038523


Pages:   272
Publication Date:   27 December 2018
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Author:   Christina Riggs (University of East Anglia, UK)
Publisher:   Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint:   Bloomsbury Visual Arts
Weight:   0.826kg
ISBN:  

9781350038523


ISBN 10:   1350038520
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   27 December 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents List of Figures Acknowledgments Preface Chapter 1. King Tut and the Camera: An Introduction Chapter 2. Mirrored Memories: Excavating the Photographic Archive Chapter 3. `The first and most pressing need': Photographic Practice at the Tomb of Tutankhamun Chapter 4. Tutankhamun's Treasures: Objects, Artworks, Bodies Chapter 5. Men at Work: The Resurrection of the Boy-king Chapter 6. Worlds Exclusive: Mediating Tutankhamun Chapter 7. After Images Notes Bibliography Index

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Christina Riggs is a historian of archaeology, photography, and ancient Egyptian art. She is professor of the history of art and archaeology at the University of East Anglia and a fellow of All Souls College, Oxford University. Her books include Unwrapping Ancient Egypt (Bloomsbury 2014) and Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press 2014).

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