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Carter writes to Newberry, 1928


[caption id="attachment_3975" align="alignright" width="232"] Letter of Howard Carter to Percy Newberry, 12th September 1928 Newberry MSS. 1.8.74 Reproduced with permission of the Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.[/caption]   In the archives of the Griffith Institute, there is a lot of correspondence between various Egyptologists. Among their collection, there is this 1928 letter, written by Howard…
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A New Angle on the Great Pyramid


[metaslider id=3862] Long the source of great wonder and speculation, the interior of the Great Pyramid, demonstrates one of the most well-constructed and elaborate designs of any pyramid emerging from within the pyramid age. Various theories have been proposed for the purpose and reason for the layout and configuration of its chambers. Innovative features have…
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Does King Tut have a new barber?

[metaslider id=3043] You may have heard over the past few weeks about the news of the Golden Mask of King Tutankhamun being poorly restored after it had been allegedly damaged in August 2014 during cleaning. We have been to the Egyptian Museum to check the mask with our own eyes - all those images found…
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