In 1922 the tomb of Tutankhamun was discovered at Luxor, the first known intact royal burial from ancient Egypt. The excavation by Howard Carter and his team generated enormous media interest and was famously photographed by Harry Burton. These photographs, along with letters, plans, drawings and diaries, are included in an archive created by the excavators and presented to the Griffith Institute, University of Oxford. They present a vivid and first-hand account of the events and give an intimate insight into the records of one of the world’s most famous archaeological discoveries.
Burial goods within Tutankhamun's Antechamber, (Burton p0009 © Griffith Institute, University of Oxford).
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Flexible pectoral with suspension chains and counterpoise clasp, (Burton p1189 © Griffith Institute, University of Oxford).