Stories tagged King Tut exhibit

Mask of Tutankhamun mummy
Mask of Tutankhamun mummyCourtesy Bjorn Christian Torrissen
On Nov. 26, 1922, British archaeologist Howard Carter made a small hole in a sealed doorway and, holding up a candle, shed light onto King Tutankhamen’s tomb in Luxor, Egypt, for the first time in more than 3,000 years.
Read more about this fascinating discovery at findingDulcinea.

Here's an interesting piece on King Tut's chariot making its first appearance in the U.S. Be sure to read into the second page to learn about the interesting problem it encountered at customs.