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'Chris Naunton makes the search for the lost tombs of Egypt as exciting as a novel' Dan Snow, award-winning historian and author

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Dr Chris Naunton is an Egyptologist, writer and broadcaster. He has published a number of articles and books on the history of Egyptology, most recently Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt (Thames & Hudson, 2018), and presented many related television documentaries, including Tut's Treasures - Hidden Secrets (Channel 5, 2018, National Geographic/Disney+), Egypt's Lost Pyramid (Channel 4, 2019) and King Tut's Last Mission (Channel 5, 2020). He worked for many years at the Egypt Exploration Society, London, acting as its director between 2012 and 2016. From 2015 to 2019 he was President of the International Association of Egyptologists and in 2016 he became director of the Robert Anderson Trust, a charity that provides support for young scholars visiting London to further their studies and research.

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'An absolutely essential book for those of us captivated by ancient Egypt's enduring stories, and the modern quest to uncover its remaining secrets. Chris Naunton brilliantly walks the line between scholar and storyteller, balancing his deep knowledge with that tantalizing call to adventure which will keep you spellbound' - Dallas Campbell, broadcaster and author
'Highly readable ... there is much to recommend here' - BBC History Magazine
'As well as immersing us in the action of the search and the thrill of discovery, this book also explains why tombs remain such a central part of both the popular perception of Egyptology and the continuing allure of ancient Egypt' - Timeless Travels
'A joyous book that has at its heart a love for ancient Egyptian history and a desire to share that with people ... Naunton balances between popular narratives and current research to provide a thoroughly enjoyable book' - Journal of History and Cultures

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