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Photo documenting the discovery of the Tutankhamun tomb


Alexandria, Egypt

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Bibliotheca Alexandrina

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The Tomb of Tutankhamun was discovered in 1922 in the Valley of the Kings by Egyptologist Howard Carter. The discovery of this tomb caused a wide media stir worldwide.

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"Photo documenting the discovery of the Tutankhamun tomb" in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2021. http://sharinghistory.museumwnf.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;eg;19;en;N

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Copyedited by: Daniel de la VegaDaniel de la Vega

Daniel de la Vega is a copy editor based in Portland, Oregon. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in linguistics from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 2014 and has since done editing and localization work on everything from college applications to magazines to video game dialogue.

MWNF Working Number: ET1 019

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