Talk and document display
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Tutankhamun lay in his tomb undisturbed until 1922, when British archaeologist Howard Carter and his wealthy patron, Lord Carnarvon, revealed him to the world. But the discovery of the century came with a price. Or rather three prices – the three curses of Tutankhamun: overwhelming popularity, damaging political blunders, and lingering ancient dark magic.
This talk will be presented by Juliette Desplat, Head of Overseas, Intelligence and Security Records at The National Archives, alongside a document display.
Image source: Roland Unger, 1st January 2016
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The National Archives is the official archive and publisher for the UK government, and for England and Wales. We are the guardians of some of our most iconic national documents, dating back over 1,000 years.
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