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Tomb of Tutankhamun: preparation of mummy case for removal (photo 1923) 


Fig.1: Preparations for removal of the mummy case of Tutankhamun (photo 1923)

 Among those shown in the photograph are archaeologists Howard Carter (3rd from left, with hand on case), and Arthur Wace (kneeling on right side of mummy case, nearest the viewer).  The photo shows a framework of boards used as trusses to protect the wall reliefs from collapsing.

  

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