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A century after the world’s most exciting archaeological find – the tomb of Tutankhamun – we can witness the dramatic scenes of its discovery and marvel at its extraordinary treasures exactly as they were first seen – in colour.
Oxford University Egyptologist, Elizabeth Frood, is our guide to the discovery of the tomb on 4 November 1922 by British Egyptologist Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon. It provided much-needed good news, following the Great War and the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1919, and we have been transfixed ever since. Read More »