An analysis of the tutankhamens tomb artifacts in archeaology

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Until now, they had been held in storage at the Egyptian Museum Cairo. The dig site was located in the deepest point of the valley, where floodwater dumps debris when it rains. This allowed for texts written in hieroglyphic and Demotic to be read.

The real meat of the archive, however, is in the notes and photographs that record every item found in the tomb in painstaking detail. The tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt's Valley of the Kings is, arguably, the most famous archaeological discovery ever made. Archaeologists continue to discover these ancient sites and artifacts.

Veldmeijer notes a dig at Qasr Ibrim in southern Egypt that is recorded on 20, separate cards. By Brooks Hays 0 Archaeologists spent thousands of man-hours piecing together the gold fragments from King Tut's tomb into recognizable motifs.

At the time, the artefacts were photographed and packed, unrestored, and were never again removed until this project.

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While many other royal tombs in Egypt's Valley of the Kings had been pilfered in antiquity, Tutankhamun's burial chamber was discovered intact, thanks to mud and rocks that blocked the entrance. The pyramid for the pharaoh Menkaure who reigned from roughly — B.

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