Tut's Toxic Tomb

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Tut's Toxic Tomb

Synopsis

On 26th November 1922, Howard Carter made the greatest archaeological find of all time – the treasure-filled tomb of Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun.The news lit up the world. But when people who entered the tomb began dying, tales of a “Pharaoh’s Curse” spread. Were the deaths just coincidences or stories created to sell newspapers? And can modern science explain the truth behind the legend?

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