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Breaking News VIDEOs/PHOTOs>Secret Passages Found in King Tutankhamun's Tomb

See Historic Discovery of King Tutankhamun's Tomb in COLOUR For The First Time: Stunning new Images Show Boy King's Burial Chamber in a New Light

  • The stunning pictures were taken by photographer Harry Burton during the excavation process in 1922
  • They tell the story of English archaeologist, Howard Carter, who uncovered the tomb after a 15 year search
  • A recent study suggests there may be two hidden chambers in the tomb that belong to Queen Nefertiti
Daily Mail UK, 8 November 2015





The discovery of Tutankhamun's 3,000-year-old burial chamber in 1922 captivated the world. It was the culmination of a 15-year search which eventually uncovered 5,000 antiques - including the king's sarcophagus, his gold mask, and stillborn mummies. This week, on the 93rd anniversary of the find, researchers have unveiled colourised photos of the discovery.

The pictures, taken by British photographer Harry Burton during the excavation process, have been made from the original glass plate negatives. The right image shows Tutankhamun lying intact with his burial mask on. The left image shows a lion bed in the antechamber with several boxes and chests.





The discovery of Tutankhamun's 3,000-year-old burial chamber in 1922 captivated the world. This week, on the 93rd anniversary of the find, researchers colourised black and white photos of the discovery. This image was taken in November 1925, and shows Tutankhamun lying intact with his burial mask on. The photograph was taken as the coffin lid was taken off


They tell the story of English archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter, who was asked in 1907 to supervise excavations in the Valley of the Kings.
By that point, Carter had been in in Egypt since 1891 and most of the ancient Egyptian tombs had been discovered.

But very little was known about King Tutankhamen, who had died when he was 19..

On 4 November 1922, Carter's group found steps that led to Tutankhamun's tomb and spent several months cataloguing the antechamber.

The discovery was made near the entrance of the nearby tomb of King Ramses VI in the Valley of the Kings.

On 26 November, 1922, Carter and fellow archaeologist Lord Carnarvon entered the interior chambers of the tomb, finding them miraculously intact.
From then a famous exchange between Lord Carnarvon and Carter took place.

'Can you see anything?' asked George Herbert, the fifth Earl of Carnarvon, standing in a gloomy passageway cut into the bedrock of the Valley of the Kings, on the west bank of the Nile.

The photographs tell the story of English archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter, who was asked in 1907 to supervise excavations in the Valley of the Kings. In this image Carter and a worker examine the solid gold innermost sarcophagus, shown within a gilded, laminated wood coffin of different coloured glass





The antechamber captured in December 1922. Pictured are ornately carved alabaster vases in the antechamber, containing perfume. The pictures, taken by British photographer Harry Burton, have been made from the original glass plate negatives



This December 1922 image shows the antechamber. Scroll left to see the colourised version of the original, Under the lion bed in the antechamber are several boxes and chests, and an ebony and ivory chair which Tutankhamun is believed to have used as a child


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KING TUT'S TOMB MAY HAVE HIDDEN BURIAL CHAMBERS, SAYS STUDY

The discoveries to made in King Tut's burial chamber are far from complete.

A ground-breaking investigation of King Tut's tomb to find secret chambers will begin today and will last until Friday, Egypt's Minister of Antiquity said this week.
Researchers believe Tutankhamun's tomb may contain two hidden chambers.

Egypt's antiquities minister, Mamdouh Eldamaty, claimsscratching and markings on the northern and western walls are strikingly similar to those found by Howard Carter on the entrance of King Tut's tomb.

This lends support to a new theory that a queen may be buried in the walls of the 3,300 year-old pharaonic mausoleum.


The theory was put forward last month by British Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves.

He claimed to have found a 'ghost' doorway hiding beneath the plaster on the wall of the burial chamber, which he said leads to the tomb of the ruler's supposed mother, Queen Nefertiti.


'Yes,' replied Carter, who was peering at the antechamber to the royal tomb. 'Wonderful things.'
'At first I could see nothing, the hot air escaping from the chamber causing the candle flame to flicker,' Carter later recalled.
'But presently, as my eyes grew accustomed to the light, details of the room within emerged slowly from the mist, strange animals, statues, and gold—everywhere the glint of gold.'

To document the entire process, the Metropolitan Museum sent Burton as the excavation photographer.
He was 'Carter's eye and memory.' With his enormous camera and cumbersome negative plates, Burton trekked between the discovery site, his laboratory and his improvised darkroom.

'Every step of the excavation work was documented in photographs, right down to the smallest detail,' according to Premier Exhibition, who are displaying the photos.

'The results of Burton's labours are 2,800 large-format glass negatives, which document all of the finds, their location in the tomb and every single step of the excavators' work with the utmost precision.
'Carter patiently and unconditionally encouraged him like no other member of his team and, thanks to his photos, Burton was the first and only archaeological photographer to achieve worldwide fame.'

The colourised black and white photographs are part of a new exhibition opening in New York called The Discovery of King Tut.

But the discoveries to make made in King Tut's burial chamber are far from complete.

A ground-breaking investigation of King Tut's tomb to find secret chambers will begin today and will last until Friday, Egypt's Minister of Antiquity said this week.
Researchers believe Tutankhamun's tomb may contain two hidden chambers.

Egypt's antiquities minister, Mamdouh Eldamaty, claimss cratching and markings on the northern and western walls are strikingly similar to those found by Howard Carter on the entrance of King Tut's tomb





The Antechamber Numerous chariots are stacked up against the wall in this image. The discovery was the culmination of a 15-year search which eventually uncovered 5,000 antiques - including the king's sarcophagus, his gold mask, and stillborn mummies


This lends support to a new theory that a queen may be buried in the walls of the 3,300 year-old pharaonic mausoleum.

The theory was put forward last month by British Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves.
He claimed to have found a 'ghost' doorway hiding beneath the plaster on the wall of the burial chamber, which he said leads to the tomb of the ruler's supposed mother, Queen Nefertiti.
Famed for her exquisite beauty, the grave of Nefertiti or the 'Lady of the Two Lands' has been lost for centuries since her sudden death in 1340 BC.

Previous DNA analysis has suggested King Tutankhamun's mother may have been a mummy known as the Younger Lady, who is also thought to be his father's sister.

However, there are some Egyptologists who claim that it is actually Nefertiti, the chief wife of Pharaoh Akhenaten and mother to six of his children, who is Tutankhamun's mother.

Dr Nicholas Reeves, an English archaeologist at the University of Arizona, has now provided new evidence to support these claims in a report published by the Amarna Royal Tombs Project.

After analysing high-resolution scans of the walls of Tutankhamun's grave complex in the Valley of the Kings, Dr Reeves spotted what appeared to be a secret entrance.





A statue of Anubis on a shrine with pallbearers' poles in the treasury of the tomb. Anubis, the canid-headed god was associated with the afterlife - a role of which Anubis would weigh the heart of the deceased to determine if they were worthy of entering the land of the dead


An assortment of model boats in the treasury of the tomb. In all, some 35 boats were located throughout the tomb, symbolic of the transporting the king on his journey through the streams of the underworld towards resurrection





Lord Carnarvon (right), financier of the excavation and Howard Carter posing outside the Burial Chamber. Lord Carnarvon had threatened to pull Carter's funding just before the discovery of King Tut's burial chamber was made





Howard Carter (left), Arthur Callender (center) and an Egyptian worker (right) wrap one of the sentinel statues for transport. The colourised black and white photographs are part of a new exhibition opening in New York called The Discovery of King Tut




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WERE KING TUTANKHAMUN'S PARENTS ALSO COUSINS?

The complex family arrangements of Tutankhamun has been one of the great mysteries surrounding the young king.
While his father was known to have been Pharaoh Akhenaten, the identity of his mother has been far more elusive.

In 2010 DNA testing confirmed a mummy found in the tomb of Amenhotep II was Queen Tiye, the chief wife of Amenhotep III, mother of Pharaoh Akhenanten, and Tutankhamun's grandmother.

A third mummy, thought to be one of Pharaoh Akhenaten wives, was found to be a likely candidate as Tutankhamun's mother, but DNA evidence showed it was Akhenaten's sister.

Later analysis in 2013 suggested Nefertiti, Akhenaten's chief wife, was Tutankhamun's mother.

However, the work by Marc Gabolde, a French archaeologist, has suggested Nefertiti was also Akhenaten's cousin.
This incestuous parentage may also help to explain some of the malformations that scientists have discovered afflicted Tutankhamun.
He suffered a deformed foot, a slightly cleft palate and mild curvature of the spine.

However, his claims have been disputed by other Egyptologists, including Zahi Hawass, head of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities.
His team's research suggests that Tut's mother was, like Akhenaten, the daughter of Amenhotep III and Queen Tiye.

Hawass added that there is 'no evidence' in archaeology or philology to indicate that Nefertiti was the daughter of Amenhotep III.


He described how he uncovered the 'ghosts' of two portals that tomb builders blocked up, one of which is believed to be a storage room.

The other, on the north side of Tutankhamun's tomb, contains 'the undisturbed burial of the tomb's original owner - Nefertiti', Dr Reeves argued.
If Dr Reeves is correct, the hidden tomb could be far more magnificent than anything found in Tutankhamun's burial chamber.
He believes it is her tomb due to its position positioned to the right of the entrance shaft, which is far more typical of Egyptian queens rather than kings.

The small size of Tutankhamun's burial chamber, given his standing in the Egyptian history, has baffled experts for years and Dr Reeves' theory could suggest that it was built as an addition to an existing tomb - his mother's.
Tutankhamun's burial chamber is the same size as an antechamber, rather than a tomb fit for an Egyptian King, for example.

Dr Reeve said the richness of the furnishings crammed into Tutankhamun's four small chambers as 'overwhelming'.

The majority of Egyptologists have taken this at face value, he said many of the objects there appear to have been taken from predecessor kings and adapted for the boy-king's use.
He proposes that some of the material in the tomb suggest Nefertiti had been the boy's co-regent.

Combined with the scans of the north wall of the tomb, Dr Reeves believes the tomb belonged to Nefertiti and the pharaoh's room was simply an afterthought, describing it as a 'corridor-style tomb-within-a-tomb'.





In a 'laboratory' set up in the tomb of Sethos II, conservators Arthur Mace and Alfred Lucas clean one of the statues from the antechamber
Arthur Mace (left) and Alfred Lucas work on a golden chariot from Tutankhamun's tomb outside the 'laboratory' in the tomb of Sethos II





The Burial Chamber is shown here. Carter, Callender and two Egyptian workers carefully dismantle one of the golden shrines found within



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. The mural upon right northern wall depicts three scenes of Tutankhamun in the guise of Osiris, with Ay, the new Pharaoh performing the 'opening of the mouth ceremony'. On the left western wall are shown various Egyptian deities such as Horus and Maat

The opening of what is believed to have been Nefertiti's tomb is decorated with religious scenes, perhaps in a ritual to provide protection to the chamber behind it, he said.
'Only one female royal of the late 18th Dynasty is known to have received such honours, and that is Nefertiti', Dr Reeves writes.

If Dr Reeves' theory is correct, it may resolve a number of oddities about Tutankhamun's burial chamber that have long baffled researchers.
For instance, the treasures found within seem to have been placed there in a rush, and are largely second-hand.

'The implications are extraordinary,' he wrote.
'If digital appearance translates into physical reality, it seems we are now faced not merely with the prospect of a new, Tutankhamun-era store room to the west [but] that of Nefertiti herself, celebrated consort, co-regent, and eventual successor of Pharaoh Akhenaten.'

Joyce Tyldesley, senior lecturer in Egyptology at the University of Manchester, said that Dr Reeves's hypothesis may prove correct.

'It would not be surprising if the tomb had been intended to have additional rooms, although how far the builders got with these rooms it is difficult to say on current evidence,' she said.
'I would be very surprised if this tomb was built to house the original, or first, burial of Nefertiti.





Howard Carter and an Egyptian worker open the doors of the innermost shrine and get their first look at Tutankhamun's sarcophagus



A view inside the burial chamber soon after its discovery where the researchers carefully roll up the linen pall covering the second shrine





Howard Carter examines Tutankhamun's sarcophagus. The discovery of Tutankhamun's mummy revealed that he was about 17 when he died and probably inherited the throne at the age of eight or nine


'It seems to me that it is highly likely that she died during her husband's reign and so would have been buried at Amarna, the city purpose-built by Akhenaten in Middle Egypt.
'But I would have expected her to be buried somewhere in the Western Valley, rather than in the centre of the Valley of the Kings.'

Nefertiti, whose name means 'the beautiful one has come,' was the queen of Egypt and wife of Pharaoh Akhenaten during the 14th century B.C.
She and her husband established the cult of Aten, the sun god, and promoted artwork in Egypt that was strikingly different from its predecessors.
Her titles suggests she was co-regent and possibly a pharaoh after Akhenaten's death. But despite her remarkable status, her death and burial remains a mystery.

'Each piece of evidence on its own is not conclusive, but put it all together and it's hard to avoid my conclusion,' Mr Reeves said.
'If I'm wrong I'm wrong, but if I'm right this is potentially the biggest archaeological discovery ever made.'

The images were unveiled by Factum Arte, a group which recently created a life-sized copy of Tutankhamun's tomb, intended for tourists to visit.

The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922 caused a worldwide sensation. The rich furnishings and decorations have entranced the public while archaeologists have puzzled over the king's death.
He was found buried with two stillborn children and his passing ended the Thutmosid family line.

Tutankhamun's death led to war as he was succeeded by his adviser Ay, who married the boy king's widow. Under his rule Egypt was defeated in a war with the Hittites.





Arthur Callender (right), assistant to British archaeologist Howard Carter (center) and two Egyptian workers carefully dismantle one of the golden shrines within the burial chamber






Lord Carnarvon reads on the veranda of Carter's house near the Valley of the Kings. On 19 March 1923 Carnarvon suffered a severe mosquito bite infected by a razor cut and died a month later






Scans of the north wall of King Tutankhamun's burial chamber have revealed features beneath the intricately decorated plaster (left) a researcher believes may be a hidden door, possibly to the burial chamber of Nefertiti. He claims faults in the rock (highlighted right) are characteristic of a door being cut and bricked up





Dr Nicholas Reeves claims to have found evidence for the bricked up entrances to two additional chambers to Tutankhamun's tomb. These include the burial chamber for Queen Nefertiti, who Dr Reeves claims was the boy-kings co-regent and may even have been his mother, and new hidden storage room, as shown above




Dr Reeves claims he made the discovery after analysing high-resolution radar scans of the walls of Tutankhamun's tomb complex, which was uncovered in 1922 in the Valley of the Kings



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I lived in Egypt for almost four years and have been inside two of the three Giza Pyramids and found them to be hot and stuffy. Once was enough. I have also visited many of the other less famous Pyramids such as Sakkara step Pyramids. Very interesting read dear LadyBB and I thank you.
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I lived in Egypt for almost four years and have been inside two of the three Giza Pyramids and found them to be hot and stuffy. Once was enough. I have also visited many of the other less famous Pyramids such as Sakkara step Pyramids. Very interesting read dear LadyBB and I thank you.

So did I when I lived and worked in the Middle East, & I once had to crawl on my stomach along a confined tunnel to reach another tomb, that was scary as it was tough to breathe.

There was also a little shop in a side street that sold artifacts from the Pyramids. I bought 2 and after checking I had legal permission I took them home.

One was a strange small black stone statue of a head. MAN since I had it in my house we had NOTHING but bad luck and weird stuff happen...

I gave it to a museum and all the creepy stuff stopped.

I promise you that is true...Go figure......



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Is The Lost Queen Nefertiti Hiding Behind Tutankhamun's Tomb? New Hi-Tech Radar Images Point to Hidden Passages in The Walls of Boy-King's Chamber

  • Egyptologists claimed they may have found the tomb of Queen Nefertiti - missing since her death in 14th century BC

  • British Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves, leading the investigation
  • Experts believe they have found a false wall behind King Tut's chamber and think it is likely that is where she is kept
  • Confirmation of her final resting place would be the most remarkable Egyptian archaeological find this century
Daily Mail UK, 28 November 2015


Eygyptologists believe they may have found the final resting place of the lost Queen Nefertiti, the supposed stepmother of boy-king Tutankhaumun.
Experts believe they have discovered Nefertiti's grave hiding behind a wall in Tutankhamun's tomb.



It is thought the Queen died in the 14th century B.C. and is thought to be Tutankhamun's stepmother, and confirmation of her final resting place would be the most remarkable Egyptian archaeological find this century.

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Egyptologists have been inspecting Tutankhaumun's tomb, searching it with special radar devices





The Queen's burial chamber is believed to be behind the wall behind her stepson's, pictured





The research has been taking place inside the burial chamber in the Valley of Kings in Luxor, Egypt





It is thought the Queen died in the 14th century B.C. and is thought to be Tutankhamun's stepmother, and confirmation of her final resting place would be the most remarkable Egyptian archaeological find this century


New evidence from the radar imaging taken so far is to be sent to a team in Japan for analysis. The results are expected to be announced in a month.
Egyptian antiquities minister Mamdough al-Damaty said:

'We said earlier there was a 60 percent chance there is something behind the walls. But now after the initial reading of the scans, we are saying now its 90 percent likely there is something behind the walls.'
He said he expected to reach the other side of the tomb's wall within three months.





Experts believe they have discovered Nefertiti's grave hiding behind a wall in Tutankhamun's tomb






The linen-wrapped mummy of King Tutankhamun displayed in his climate-controlled glass case in his underground tomb in the Valley of the Kings





Egyptian antiquities minister Mamdough al-Damaty said the team are 90 per cent sure that another tomb is held behind the walls of King Tutankhamun's





The ancient Pharaoh's feet have remained in remarkable condition despite being kept in a tomb for thousands of years





Discovery of Nefertiti, whose chiselled cheek-bones and regal beauty were immortalised in a 3,300-year old bust now in a Berlin museum, would shed fresh light on what remains a mysterious period of Egyptian history


Discovery of Nefertiti, whose chiselled cheek-bones and regal beauty were immortalised in a 3,300-year old bust now in a Berlin museum, would shed fresh light on what remains a mysterious period of Egyptian history.
It could also be a boon for Egypt's ailing tourism industry, which has suffered near endless setbacks since the uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011 and which is a vital source of foreign currency.

Japanese radar specialist Hirokatsu Watanabe said: 'There is, in fact, an empty space behind the wall based on radar, which is very accurate, there is no doubt.'

During a press conference, Watanabe pointed to an area on a special screen which he said showed a false wall.





Japanese expert Hirokatsu Watanabe checks his radar equipment outside King Tutankhamun's burial chamber





Egyptian authorities are anxious to publicise the research in an effort to revive their struggling tourism industry which has been hit by the ISIS bomb attack on a Russian passenger jet





British Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves, leading the investigation, said last month he believed Tutankhamun's mausoleum was originally occupied by Nefertiti and that she had lain undisturbed behind what he believes is a partition wall


But at the news conference with Damaty on Saturday, Reeves warned that even the most minor of incisions in the wall could wreak damage to an inner chamber that may have been hermetically sealed for so many years.

He said: 'The key is to excavate slowly and carefully and record well. The fact is this isn't a race. All archaeology is disruption. We can't go back and re-do it, so we have to do it well in the first place.l
'I'm feeling more certain today than I expected to be.'





Egyptian minister Mamdough al-Damaty, left, and British expert Nicholas Reeves, right, claimed it is highly likely that the final resting place of the missing Queen Nefertiti has been discovered... behind her stepson





Japanese expert Hiroaki Watanabe pointed at images on a screen which he said showed a false wall within Tutankhamun's burial chamber, his colleague believe they will find Queen Nefertiti

King Tut, as he is affectionately known, died around 1323 B.C. His intact tomb, complete with his famous golden burial mask, was discovered in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor.


Experts have long sought to understand why Tut's tomb was smaller than that of other pharaohs and why its shape was more in keeping with that of the Egyptian queens of the time.

Egyptologists remain uncertain over where Nefertiti died and was buried. She was long believed to have passed away during her husband's reign, suggesting she could be buried in Amarna, where her bust was found in 1912, some 400 km north of Luxor.

More recently, most experts, including Reeves, have come to believe she outlived Akhenaten, who may have been Tut's father, but changed her name and may have briefly ruled Egypt.

Reeves added: 'Research doesn't always translate into reality. But it looks like we're headed in the right direction, and our investigations are going well.'

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