!!> Read ➳ The Lost Tomb ➶ Author Kent R. Weeks – Lalaweek.us

The Lost Tomb The Greatest Discovery At The Valley Of The Kings Since Tutankhamen By The Egyptologist Who Made The Find Tomb 5 The Tomb Surrounding That Of Tutankhamen Had Been Looted, Explored And Discounted Decades Ago So Convinced Were The Authorities That Nothing Was To Be Found In This Area That Plans Were Going Ahead To Build A Carpark In 1 Final Exploration Of What Had Become A Dumping Ground For Previous Excavator S Debris, Dr Kent Weeks, An American Archaeologist, Discovered A Multiple Corridored Tomb Of 62 Chambers They Had Stumbled Upon A Crypt Fit For 50 Princes The Sons Of Rameses II Which Had Remained Undisturbed For 2,000 Years It Is Known Now As KV 5 The Greatest Archaeological Discovery For 75 Years And The Biggestand Most Complex Tomb Ever Found In Egypt Kent Weeks Will Write The Book Himself Using His Daily Journals And Those Of Both His Wife Susan And 1 Of Their Employees The Sample Material Demonstrates That The Journal Methid Heightens The Drama The Author Had No Idea That He Was On The Verge Of Such A Major Find.

!!> Read ➳ The Lost Tomb  ➶ Author Kent R. Weeks – Lalaweek.us
  • Hardcover
  • 330 pages
  • The Lost Tomb
  • Kent R. Weeks
  • English
  • 16 November 2018
  • 0297818473

    10 thoughts on “!!> Read ➳ The Lost Tomb ➶ Author Kent R. Weeks – Lalaweek.us


  1. says:

    Well written account of Kent and Susan Weeks early work on the Theban Mapping Project and excavations in KV5 Still intriguing after all these years.


  2. says:

    Part memoir, part history lesson, part archeological treatise this book has something for everyone A document of what is probably the greatest archeological discovery of our time isthan an academic book concerning the burial place of Ramesses II it is also an engaging piece of narrative non fiction written in a warm personal style that should please readers of all ages and walks of life Kent Weeks has a writers eye for detail and an ability to convey the tedious, laborious task of excav Part memoir, part history lesson, part archeological treatise this book has something for everyone A document of what is probably the greatest archeological discovery of our time isthan an academic book concerning the burial place of Ramesses II it is also an engaging piece of narrative non fiction written in a warm personal style that should please readers of ...


  3. says:

    An interesting book about the exploration of KV 5, the possible tomb of the sons of Ramesses II It is scholarly enough to give you some insight into ancient Egypt but not so scholarly that it comes across as lie a text book Like most of these explor...


  4. says:

    This is hands down the best nonfiction I ve ever read Kent Weeks has an extraordinary gift for storytelling His passion for Egypt and its history is obvious in the decades he dedicated to the Theban Mapping Project The TMP ensures that the tombs, temples, and monuments of Egypt will never be lost again This book delves into the rediscovery of the largest and most intriguing tomb in the Valley of the Kings, KV 5 It is a must read for anyone enad with Ancient Egypt and passionate about re This is hands down the best nonfiction I ve ever read Kent Weeks has...


  5. says:

    Great book I ve had this on my shelf for several years and finally took it down I don t know why I waited so long A compelling story and a fascinating time of history.


  6. says:

    I first read The Lost Tomb in the early to mid 2000s, and it s long been one my favourite books about Egyptology Luckily, I now own a copy DIf you knew me at all during that time, you d know that Ramesses II was my absolute favourite pharaoh, so any book about him had to be good So, okay, The Lost Tomb which is about the rediscovery and excavation work of the tomb of Ramesses II s sons known as KV5 already had a lot going for it Not only is The Lost Tomb the story of the discovery of I first read The Lost Tomb in the early to mid 2000s, and it s long been one my favourite books about Egyptology Luckily, I now own a co...


  7. says:

    Ancient Egypt through the eyes of someone, who loves what he is doing And it shows in his writing He tells us, what the Theban Mapping Project is and how it came to exist It eventually leads him to re discover KV5, the greatest discovery at the Valley of the Kings since Tutankhamun Great read, very exciting, you feel as if you are digging that tomb together with Kent Weeks and his team And he throws in some new theories of his own on what it could all mean Very readable, not just a dry r Ancient Egypt through the eyes of someone, who loves what he is doing And it shows in his writing He tells us, what the Theban Mapping Project is and how it c...


  8. says:

    I ve always been fascinated by ancient Egypt, and I remember the news of the discovery of KV5 back in 1995 At that time, I watched a documentary with my Dad who passed away a few years ago about its discovery literally beneath where the tourist coaches used to unload streams of tourists who had no idea what lay beneath their feet I ve been dutifully following the progress of excavation still ongoing today and now the largest tomb in the Valley of the Kings This book adds wonderful first I ve always been fascinated by ancient Egypt, and I remember the news of the discovery of KV5 back in 1995 At that time, I watched a documentary with my Dad who passed away a few years ago about its discovery literally beneath where the tourist coaches used to unload streams of tourists who had no idea what lay beneath their feet I ve been dutifu...


  9. says:

    The Lost Tomb begins with Kent Weeks beginnings and his interest of being an archaeologist since childhood Needless to say, Weeks dream came true Weeks was working on the Theban Mapping Project and the project s aim is to know the location of every tomb in the area While working on the project Weeks and his team rediscovered KV5.Kent Weeks goes into explaining the excavations of KV5 and the excitment surrounding it all I don t read nonfiction very often I like reading fiction much better B The Lost Tomb begins with Kent Weeks beginnings and his interest of being an archaeologist since childhood Ne...


  10. says:

    Sometimes history can be much better than fiction This is the wonderful story surrounding the rediscovery of KV5, the tomb at the Valley of the Kings where some of the numerous sons of Ramesses II were buried Withthan a hundred chambers this was...

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