Two archaeologists peer into Egyptian tomb, just before entering.

365 Days of Art: November 27 – Archaeologist Enters Tut’s Tomb

Colored head of King Tut gazes into distance.
Two archaeologists peer into Egyptian tomb, just before entering.
Howard Carter enters King Tut’s tomb

November 27, 1922

One day after getting a peek inside King Tut’s tomb by holding a candle through a crevice, Howard Carter enters for the first time.

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