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To celebrate the SNOW, PGM is presenting a series that will recreate Howard Carter’s walk through the first days of discovery and opening of King Tut’s tomb in Egypt…
it started with a seal –
This was all that lay between Tutankhamun’s treasures and the outside world.
The seal was stamped with the necropolis seal, consisting of a jackal over nine bound captives. See detail below,
Once the seal was broken they entered the Tomb releasing air that was 3,000 years old.
To be continued…
www.globalegyptianmuseum.org Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt
www.britishmuseum.org The British Museum, London, England
www.metmuseum.org The Metreopolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Images from Google