‘Can you see anything?’ – Lord Caernavon
‘Yes, wonderful things…’ – Howard Carter
On 26 November 1922, Howard Carter & Lord Caernavon peeked into Tutankhamun’s Tomb and glimpsed the pharoah’s treasure by candlelight.
Here is a historical newspaper story that reports on this magical moment.
Derby Daily Telegraph – Thursday 30 November 1922
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The Sunday Post – Sunday 24 December 1922
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