Tutankhamun Deception
The True Story of the Mummy's Curse

By Gerald O'Farrell
December 2001
Pan Books
ISBN: 0-330-48168-1
233 pages, Illustrated, 5 1/8" x 7 3/4"
$17.95 paper original

The discovery and excavation of Tutankhamun's tomb is one of the most famous archaeological finds in history. But compelling evidence suggests that the story we know is a sham: Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon actually discovered the tomb several years before they told the world they did, looted it (even destroying some artifacts to make it look as though the tomb robbers from centuries before had been there), resealed it, and then led the world's media back to the site to claim their place in history. This is the astonishing story of the skullduggery that went on in the valley of the Kings between the wars and how the famous Mummy's Curse, far from being something mystical, could well have been a systematic way of getting rid of those who were about the blow the cover on the secret of the find, and the secrets of the tomb….

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