08 janvier 2011

The tomb of Tutankhamun will be closed to tourists

CAIRO.- The Supreme Council of Antiquities has announced that the tomb of Tutankhamun will be closed to tourists due to the deterioration that is caused. In this image: A Tutankhamun mask is on display in the exhibition rooms of the Event Arena at Olympiapark in Munich. EPA/PETER KNEFFEL. CAIRO.- Workmen remove an object from the tomb of King Tut in the Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt, Feb. 1923. AP Photo. CAIRO.- This undated file photo shows Howard Carter, the archaeologist who discovered King Tutankhamuns tomb,... [Lire la suite]