File:The Moment Carter Opens the Tomb.JPG

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English: Howard Carter (kneeling), an Egyptian workman, and Arthur Callender at doors of burial shrines in Pharao Tutankhamen’s tomb.
Magyar: Howard Carter (térdel), egy egyiptomi munkás és Arthur Callender Tutanhamon fáraó sírjának kinyitása pillanatában.
Date 25 November 1922 or 27 November 1922
Source The New York Times photo archive, via their online store
creator QS:P170,Q1586435
Notes Description and date rely on the Griffith Institute, Oxford (1924-01-04) as well as on Howard Carter’s diary. According to the latter, the shrines were opened 1924-01-03, Burton present, while the diary notes “records” by Burton for 1924-01-04 only, so perhaps we see a kind of reenactment. Actually some work was needed for opening the third and the fourth door, unlikely with left-hand wings almost closed as on the present photograph.


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