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Thursday 17 April 2014

Tutankhamun exhibit at 'Downton'

Ninety years ago, in the Valley of the Kings, the 5th Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter broke down the gold wall into the Shrine Room in the tomb of Tutankhamun, discovering a wall of gold.To mark the anniversary of that achievement a visitor attraction has been created in the cellars of Highclere Castle to give an impression of what was found in November 1922.

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