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UIG3480447
Title
Howard Carter opening KV62, 1754
Description
Howard Carter opening KV62, the tomb of the young pharaoh Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings, now renowned for the wealth of valuable antiquities it contained. The tomb was discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter. Tutankhamen was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled c. 1332-1323 BC). Now on display in the Cairo Museum.
Date
1754
Credit
Universal History Archive/UIG / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • 18th dynasty
  • archaeologist
  • archaeology
  • cairo museum
  • egyptian
  • howard carter
  • kv62
  • opening
  • pharaoh
  • tomb
  • tutankhamen
  • valley of the kings

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