Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation

Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation‘ is the definitive archaeological record of Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon’s discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun. On November 5th 1922, Howard Carter wrote in his pocket diary: ‘Discovered tomb under tomb of Ramsses VI investigated same & found seals intact.’ The subsequent excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun captured the public imagination. The complete records of the ten year excavation were deposited in the Griffith Institute Archive shortly after Carter’s death by his niece Miss Phyllis Walker.

Read more: http://www.griffith.ox.ac.uk/discoveringTut/

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