Alabaster piece from King Tut exhibit that toured the U.S. in the 1970s
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A stopper from the canopic chest that held the mummified internal organs of Tutankhamun. The alabaster piece was one of the “treasures” discovered in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings by the English archaeologist Howard Carter that later toured the United States in a blockbuster exhibition.

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September/October 2015
Volume 36, Issue 5

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