Tomb of the Golden Bird

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Tomb of the Golden Bird
First edition cover
Author Elizabeth Peters
Country United States
Language English
Series Amelia Peabody mysteries
Genre Historical mystery
Publisher HarperCollins
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages xii, 381 pp
ISBN 0-06-059180-3
OCLC 62878412
813/.54 22
LC Class PS3563.E747 T66 2006
Preceded by The Serpent on the Crown
Followed by A River in the Sky

Tomb of the Golden Bird (2006) is the 18th in a series of historical mystery novels, written by Elizabeth Peters and featuring fictional sleuth and archaeologist Amelia Peabody.

Explanation of the novel's title[edit]

The title comes from the nickname given the tomb of Tutankhamon by Egyptian workers, who were fascinated by Howard Carter's pet canary, and certain that the golden bird would bring a lucky season.

Plot summary[edit]

Howard Carter returns as a featured character, as the Emersons are privy to his discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamon.

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