Ancient Egypt: The Only Intact Egyptian Pharaohs Tombs Ever Discovered

The tomb of Tutankhamun is one of the most fascinating discoveries ever made, but it wasn’t an intact discovery. It had been looted twice in Antiquity, and Howard Carter estimated that a considerable amount of jewelry was stolen. Throughout three millennia, about 300 Pharaohs ruled ancient Egypt, yet all royal Egyptian tombs had been broken into by thieves, even King Tut’s. But in 1939 Pierre Montet had one of the most important discoveries in archaeological history, the Tanis Treasures.

Ancient Egypt: The Only Intact Egyptian Pharaohs Tombs Ever Discovered

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