Aegeus Society For Aegean Prehistory


15 September 2010

Tutankhamun excavation archive goes online

Reg Little, Oxford mail, 13/09/2010

The huge archive of material relating to the discovery of King Tutankhamun has been put online for the first time. The comprehensive notes and photos recording the find by archaeologist Howard Carter in 1922, were donated to Oxford University’s first Professor of Egyptology, Frank Griffith, by the Carter family. In turn, this archive became the Griffith Institute, attached to Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum, and it is the institute’s Keeper of the Archives Dr Jaromir Malek, 66, along with his assistant Elizabeth Fleming, who have diligently been loading the mass of information on to the Internet in their spare time.

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