Name of Object:

Photo documenting the discovery of the Tutankhamun tomb

Location:

Alexandria, Egypt

Holding Institution:

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

 About Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Date of Object:

1922

Description:

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.

Citation of this web page:

"Photo documenting the discovery of the Tutankhamun tomb" in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2019. http://www.sharinghistory.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;eg;19;en;N

Database entry origination:

Copyedited by: Daniel De la Vega

MWNF Working Number: ET1 019