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November 2002


This month marks the eightieth anniversary of the uncovering of King Tutankhamen’s tomb by Howard Carter’s excavation team in the Egyptian Valley of the Kings. The worldwide fascination with archaeology and ancient civilizations inspired by that event has never quite died away.

A little delving through the Library’s collections will turn up all kinds of treasures for the archaeology buff. Here’s a sample.