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King Tutankhamen's Tomb
The discovery of King Tutankhamen's tomb is one of the most well-known and important digs in Egypt. King Tutankhamen was an Egyptian king who ruled in the 14th century B.C.E. Even though King Tutankhamen was not an important king, his tomb in important because it was still intact when archaeologists discovered it. Grave robbers had not yet stolen anything from it.
After ten years of searching, Howard Carter found out that Tutankhamen's tomb was underneath the debris from the tomb of Ramses VI, because objects marked with Tutankhamen's name were in that area. Carter found Tutankhamen's tomb in November 1922. He waited three months for Lord Carnarvon, his sponsor, to arrive. They opened the tomb on February 17, 1923. They found over 5,000 objects, including wooden chests, beds, chairs, clothing, game boards, and four chariots. The untouched artifacts taught us a lot about life in ancient Egypt.