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1. This is Howard Carter. He is an archaeologist and is particularly interested in Egypt. . 2. This is Howard Carter’s employer, Lord Carnarvon. 3. After many years of digging, the area was covered in tonnes of rubble. .

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4 the valley of the kings contains approximately 62 excavated tombs 24 of which are royal burials
4. The Valley of the Kings contains approximately 62 excavated tombs, 24 of which are royal burials.
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7. Carter knew he had to stop and wait before he could enter the tomb. Lord Carnarvon had to be allowed to witness the opening of the tomb!
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8. Lord Carnarvon and his daughter took three weeks to get to Luxor. Carter had to wait all of that time to open the tomb.
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9. Extract from Howards Carters Diary:'After clearing 9 metres of the descending passage, in about the middle of the afternoon, we came upon a second sealed doorway, which was almost the exact replica of the first. It bore similar seal impressions and had similar traces of successive reopenings and reclosings in the plastering.'
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In the corner, behind the animal shaped couch, there was another sealed door that led to a smaller room
14 at the back of the antechamber there were two statues that seemed to be guarding something
14. At the back of the Antechamber there were two statues that seemed to be guarding something.
22 and then inside at last was the mummified body of the king wrapped in twelve layers of bandages
22. And then inside, at last, was the mummified body of the King , wrapped in twelve layers of bandages.
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