British exhibition traces identity of Egyptian workers in Tutankhamun's tomb discovery - News Summed Up

British exhibition traces identity of Egyptian workers in Tutankhamun's tomb discovery


Many skilled Egyptian workers made the discovery possible with their contributions. Many skilled Egyptian workers made the discovery possible with their contributions - social mediaCurrently, a new exhibition in England is shedding light on the Egyptian workers who made the discovery possible, most of whom have been left out of the historical record. Although the exhibition celebrates the centenary of the discovery, it also critiques and reconstructs the prevailing narrative about the discovery of the famous tomb. Many skilled Egyptian workers made the discovery possible with their contributions - social mediaThe Egyptian boy believed to be the first to lead Carter to the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb. While Carter valued Egyptian workers, his respect for them was "largely in a very colonial context," Parkinson asserted.


Source: Egypt Today May 16, 2022 17:54 UTC



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