Discovery of King Tut's tomb

by mdr on Nov. 04th, 2011

Tutankhamun burial mask: One of the many wonderful treasures found in King Tut's tomb.
Tutankhamun burial mask: One of the many wonderful treasures found in King Tut's tomb.Courtesy Bjørn Christian Tørrissen via Wikimedia Commons
On November 4, 1922, after seven fruitless years of searching, and near the end of the last season his sponsor Lord Carnarvon planned to finance, laborers for British archaeologist Howard Carter uncovered in Egypt's Valley of the Kings the entrance to the 3000 year-old tomb of King Tutankhamun, the greatest collection of Egyptian treasures ever found.

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Anonymous says:

Okay. So that was pretty awesome. I would love to find that kind of a tomb. It must have felt really good.

posted on Thu, 10/18/2012 - 1:16pm
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visitor says:

man thats cool

posted on Thu, 10/18/2012 - 2:34pm
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garrett says:

i would love to have descovered an egyptian kings

posted on Fri, 10/19/2012 - 3:55pm
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Makayla says:

pretty cool! The exhibit was amazing! It was fun pulling the rock and "riding" the "camel"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Fri, 11/23/2012 - 2:33pm
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Ariana says:

This exhibit is really cool. I really like the fact that you can sit on a camel and get your picture taken. So far the artifacts that you have are really interesting. I am amazed that you guys have all of this stuff. I really enjoy coming here because you guys have something different everytime.

posted on Thu, 11/29/2012 - 12:15pm
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Tori11 says:

my favorite part of the exhibit was building the pyramid!

posted on Sun, 12/02/2012 - 11:17am
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hbuddy says:

A pat on the back for the Britt Howard Carter. What a find; especially from that long ago. WOW!

posted on Fri, 12/14/2012 - 12:28pm

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