Wednesday, May 9, 2012

King tut

  • Howard Carter was the original tomb raider, discovering King Tutankhamuns tomb and giving birth to a Hollywood sub-genre that turned Angelina Jolie into an action hero.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Google's homepage logo today is a birthday tribute to archaeologist Howard Carter, who discovered King Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922.
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  • I think at the moment we did not even want to break the seal [on the inner chamber of the tomb of Tutankhamen], for a feeling of intrusion had descended heavily upon us.
  • (The Christian Science Monitor)
  • It's an event centuries in the making, yet even sounds like something out of a modern-day action movie: Egyptian guards, armored cars and a 44-hour straight road trip from Houston to Seattle.
  • (Examiner)
  • CBC News Community team, from left to right: Andrew Yates, Andrea Lee-Greenberg, Lauren ONeil, John Bowman If youre part of the CBC News community, youre likely to meet one of us: were the folks working to produce and promote your stories.
  • (CBC)
  • Today is the 138th birthday of Howard Carter, the man known to have discovered the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun, aka King Tut. He was born today 1874 and discovered the tomb in 1922. It may be one of the most well known archaeological discoveries ever.
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  • For example, run a search for Howard Carter, the archaeologist who discovered the tomb of King Tut and is the focus of todays Google Doodle.
  • (CNET News)
  • The album was nominated for a Grammy® for "Best Bluegrass Album" and features 13 new Martin-penned tracks, including a live version of "King Tut," and special guest vocals by Paul McCartney and the Dixie Chicks.
  • (Broadway World)
  • So whos the dude in the suit? None other than Howard Carter, the British archaeologist that discovered the final resting place of Tutankhamun, or King Tut.
  • (The Christian Science Monitor)

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