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King Tut Day

Tutankhamun took the throne aged just eight or nine under the unprecedented viziership of his eventual successor, Ay, to whom he may have been related. The 1922 discovery by Howard Carter of Tutankhamun’s  nearly intact tomb, in excavations funded by Lord Carnarvon, received worldwide press coverage. With over 5,000 artefacts, it sparked a renewed public interest in ancient…