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Foreshadowing is not just for movies: A Turin papyrus and the shrines of Tutankhamun

If this was in a movie you wouldn’t believe it! Five years before the discovery of Tutankhamun, Carter’s work on a plan of the tomb of Ramesses IV, revealed inexplicable features that he would one day be able to answer. Continue reading

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Essex’s Tutankhamun? Learning from seemingly incongruous comparisons.

What do we learn from comparing an Anglo-Saxon burial in Prittlewell with Egypt’s famous Tutankhamun? Continue reading

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Tutankhamun, Nefertiti and all that jazz: What have we learned?

Almost a year since the media discovered Reeves’ theory that Tutankhamun’s tomb contained Nefertiti, what have we learned? Continue reading

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