Grade 6
A Closer Look
  Tutankhamen's Treasure
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Discover the treasures and mysteries of ancient Egypt with these Internet sites.

The University of Memphis Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology
View photographs of some of Egypt's most fascinating sites, including the Valley of the Kings where Tutankhamen was buried. You can also see the Institute's online collection of Egyptian artifacts.
http://www.memphis.edu/egypt/main.html

Egyptian Antiquity Information
Visit this site to learn more about Egyptian rulers, see how the pyramids were constructed, tour a virtual museum of Egyptian relics, and explore ancient monuments.
http://touregypt.net/Antiq.htm

Howard Carter's personal diaries. . .
Experience the discovery of the boy-king's tomb for yourself with the journal of archaeologist Howard Carter. His writings show the painstaking process of excavation, as well as the excitement of finding a legendary tomb. This site is from the collection of the Griffith Institute.
http://griffith.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/gri/4sea1not.html

 


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