This Day in History Entry #53

February 16th, 2010 by Wordsman

What goes on beyond the mortal plane?
Do we any existence maintain?
Young King Tut, though well-dressed
I am sure never guessed
Of the fame that his mummy would gain

Event: Howard Carter unseals the inner chamber of Tutankhamun’s tomb
Year: 1923
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  1. A Fan Says:

    Good stuff!

  2. David Dyke Says:

    Just back from Egypt. Great place for a vacation. His death mask and wooden burial chamber in the Egyptian Museum are unbelievable and can be viewed from a distance of just inches.

    The verse above is quite sublime.

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