In a “laboratory” set up in the tomb of Sethos II, conservators Arthur Mace and Alfred Lucas clean one of the sentinel statues from the antechamber.
Nov. 29, 1923
Howard Carter, Arthur Callender, and an Egyptian worker wrap one of the sentinel statues for transport.
Arthur Mace and Alfred Lucas work on a golden chariot from Tutankhamun’s tomb outside the “laboratory” in the tomb of Sethos II.
A statue of Anubis on a shrine with pallbearers’ poles in the treasury of the tomb.
Dec. 2, 1923
Carter, Callende, and two workers remove the partition wall between the antechamber and the burial chamber.
Inside the outermost shrine in the burial chamber, a huge linen pall with gold rosettes, reminiscent of the night sky, covers the smaller shrines within.
Dec. 30th, 1923
Carter, Mace and an Egyptian worker carefully roll up the linen pall covering the second shrine.
Carter, Callender and two Egyptian workers carefully dismantle one of the golden shrines within the burial chamber.
Carter examines Tutankhamun’s sarcophagus.
Carter and a worker examine the solid gold innermost sarcophagus.
Lord Carnarvon, the financier of the excavation, reads on the veranda of Carter’s house near the Valley of the Kings.
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