Photographs showing work in Tutankhamun's tomb

Concept and direction: Jaromir Malek
Text: Cat Warsi, Elizabeth Fleming and Jaromir Malek
Scanning: Jenni Navratil
Photo-editing: Cat Warsi

Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter removing the sealed doorway leading into Tutankhamun's Burial Chamber


Howard Carter and Arthur Mace removing the sealed doorway leading into Tutankhamun's Burial Chamber


Friday, 16th February 1923, the opening of the Burial chamber


Howard Carter and Arthur Callender working in the Antechamber of the tomb.


Conservation work in the 'laboratory' (KV 15).


Carter and Callender wrapping objects before their removal from the tomb.


Carter and Callender wrapping objects before their removal from the tomb.


Carter removing the partition wall between the Antechamber and the Burial Chamber.


Carter removing the partition wall between the Antechamber and the Burial Chamber.


Removing the partition wall between the Antechamber and the Burial Chamber.


Removing the partition wall between the Antechamber and the Burial Chamber .


Removing the partition wall between the Antechamber and the Burial Chamber .


Removing the partition wall between the Antechamber and the Burial Chamber .


Conservation work on a chariot.


Dismantling one of the golden shrines.


Dismantling one of the golden shrines.


Dismantling one of the golden shrines.


Dismantling one of the golden shrines.


Removing the linen pall.


Removing the linen pall.


Removing the linen pall.


Examining the linen pall.


Examining the linen pall.


The golden shrines.


Dismantling the golden shrines.


Carter writing notes.


Carter writing notes.


Looking at the sarcophagus.


Looking at the sarcophagus.


Examining the coffins.


Examining the coffins.


Examining the coffins.


Examining the body of the King.


Lunch in the tomb.


Waiting to begin the examination of the mummy.


Examining the coffins.


The golden shrines.


Waiting to begin the examination of the mummy.


Visitors to the tomb.


Examining the coffins.


Official visitors.


Official visitors.


Lord Carnarvon.


(December 21, 2007)

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