Check Out The Historic Discovery Of King Tutankhamun's Tomb In COLOR For The First Time!

Check Out The Historic Discovery Of King Tutankhamun's Tomb In COLOR For The First Time!
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In 1922, the world found itself captivated by the pathbreaking discovery of the 300-year-old burial place of the Egyptian king Tutankhamun. Ever since then, several photos of the artifacts have been discovered during the 15-year long search. But never before today has the world been able to see them in color. So here they are, and you must check them out!

 

Discovering King Tut

Discovering King Tut

This is a image of when English archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter discovered the burial site of King Tut.

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The antechamber captured in December 1922.

The antechamber captured in December 1922.
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The things shown in the picture are ornately carved alabaster vases in the antechamber, containing perfume.

December 1922 image of the antechamber.

December 1922 image of the antechamber.
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Chariots

Chariots
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The Antechamber Numerous chariots are stacked up against the wall.

A statue of Anubis, the god of the afterlife.

A statue of Anubis, the god of the afterlife.
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A statue of Anubis on a shrine with pallbearers' poles in the treasury of the tomb. Anubis, the canid-headed god was associated with the afterlife - a role of which Anubis would weigh the heart of the deceased to determine if they were worthy of entering the land of the dead.

Ready to transport

Ready to transport
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Howard Carter (left), Arthur Callender (center) and an Egyptian worker (right) wrap one of the sentinel statues for transport.

In a 'laboratory' set up in the tomb of Sethos II, conservators Arthur Mace and Alfred Lucas clean one of the statues from the antechamber.

In a 'laboratory' set up in the tomb of Sethos II, conservators Arthur Mace and Alfred Lucas clean one of the statues from the antechamber.
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Examining Tut

Examining Tut
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Howard Carter examines Tutankhamun's sarcophagus. The discovery of Tutankhamun's mummy revealed that he was about 17 when he died and probably inherited the throne at the age of eight or nine.