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Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation
The website aims to make the complete records of Howard Carter's excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun available on the web pages.

At the Tomb of Tutankhamen
Maynard Owen Williams describes the opening of the tomb of King Tutankhamen for National Geographic in this online version of the famous first article from 1923. As the news breaks of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamen, National Geographic reporter Maynard Owen Williams dashes to Egypt.

Learning to Read Rome's Ruins
A Vatican exhibit showing how Renaissance scholars began to identify major sites and buildings of ancient Rome and artists produced reconstructions.

Great Excavations
The Channel 4 series Great Excavations told the story of the fascinating and often eccentric science of archaeology, from its beginnings in the 18th century to the present.