1922: Opening the Tomb of Tutankhamun Chris December 15, 2012 1920-1929, Places 4 CommentsFavourited 608 times Add to favourites 4 Responses jonathan_reiter December 15, 2012 That all stood like that for some three millenia until Carter and the fifth Earl of Carnarvon came along and dug it up… If they hadn’t, the world may never have found out about the boy king, or much of Egyptology as we have come to know it… Reply karen petersen (@kushka53) December 16, 2012 To think of the painstaking work, patience, and planning that went into this endeavor–and all in the tremendous heat and dust! Really remarkable. I’ve been to the Valley of the Kings, and walked in awe down through some of the tombs…one of the planet’s great treasures. Reply jonathan_reiter December 16, 2012 I would like to have been there to see all that, instead of settling for reading about it in books, or watching a special about it on National Geographic… Reply Jahful December 16, 2012 Photo one with the unbroken clay seal is utterly mind blowing. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.