The tombs, found earlier this month in the Sheikh Abd el-Qurna ('Tombs of the Nobles') archaeological site, are believed to date back to the 18th Dynasty of the Egyptian New Kingdom (1543-1292 B.C.), according to a written statement from The American Research Center in Egypt. Both were covered in hieroglyphics and colorful murals on plaster depicting the tomb's owners, who are believed to be father and son.
Howard Carter opening the sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun, Feb 1924. Howard Carter had worked in Egypt for 31 years before he found King Tut's tomb - one that had lain nearly undisturbed for over 3,000 years. What lay within astounded the world.
King Tut's Death Mask (Detail)-On November 26, 1922, archeologist Howard Carter and his patron, Lord Carnavon, become the first people in over 3,000 years to enter the tomb of King Tutankhamen. Breaking through a sealed door, Carter leaned in, holding a candle. Carnavon, standing behind him, asked "Can you see anything ?" Carter's famous reply was, "Yes, wonderful things".
Turkey - Ephesus - The enormous archaeological site of Ephesus is one of the most significant ancient sites in the world, and its Temple of Artemis= is one of the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The site, which predates Christ, was in 133BC the second most important Roman city after Rome. Today, you can wander through streets, take in the famous Temple of Artemis, look at the Basilica of St John, where St John the apostle is said to be buried and soak up the atmosphere
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