September 8th Trivia Solution

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What was the name of the British archaeologist who, in 1922, discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt?

Correct answer:
  • Howard Carter

Incorrect answers:
  • Heinrich Schieman
  • James Breasted
  • William Albright

Interesting Info:
  • The discovery of this tomb delighted archaeologists. The majority of Egyptian tombs were robbed thousands of years ago. The tomb of King Tut remained unopened until 1922. It was claimed that a curse would fall on those involved in uncovering the tomb, and many did die under mysterious circumstances in the years following the discovery.