Tutankhamun's last guardian?
Tutankhamun's last guardian?
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Carter examining the sarcophagus of King Tut. King Tut's curse did not cause him any harm. Carter died in 1939 at the age of 64.
Tutankhamun's last guardian?
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The gold mask of Tutankhamun, with eyes of quartz and obsidian, lapis lazuli outlines, brows and head-dress, and beard inlaid with faience.
Tutankhamun's last guardian?
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Tutankhamun's last guardian?
Tutankhamun's last guardian?
Tutankhamun's last guardian?
Howard Carter had not given up research even after six unsuccessful excavation seasons. In the next year, in November 1922, he finally glimpsed the stairs leading to the tomb.
Tutankhamun's last guardian?
Tutankhamun's last guardian?
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Desmond Zwar

Tutankhamun's last guardian?

At the end of the day just before Christmas 1968, a visitor was ushered into my office at the Daily Mail. A small man with a round head topped by white hair. He was clutching his hat and apologizing for being 'a trouble'. He arrived from the lift, seventy-ish, in threadbare black suit. He didn't want to be a bother, but he had just come from being with Prince Charles at Cambridge University. Richard Adamson explained that back in 1922 he had been in Luxor, Egypt with archaeologist Howard Carter, and he needed an important photograph he had taken at the time; he wondered if our newspaper could help?

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