Harry Burton's Photos

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Harry Burton was working at the Met when he was loaned out to Howard Carter to photograph the amazing discovery of the intact tomb of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh. The photos document the opening of the tomb, but they are also great works of art in their own right.

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Howard Carter, an English archaeologist, examining the opened sarcophagus of King Tut. Howard Carter, un arheolog englez, examinarea sarcofagul deschis regelui Tut. Arheologul englez Howard Carter examinează sarcofagul deschis a faraonului Tutankhamon. Rare Historical Photos, Rare Photos, Old Photos, Rare Pictures, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Religion, Tutankhamun, Foto Art

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fyeah-history: “ Howard Carter opening the sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun, Feb 12, 1924 ”

Archaeologist Howard Carter uncovered the spectacular untouched tomb of the Egyptian boy-king in Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Art History, Egyptian Kings, Egyptian Pharaohs, Egyptian Art, The Boy King, King Tut Tomb

Harry Burton: Detail of Objects in the Antechamber (TAA18) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Howard Carter opens the grave of king Tut Ench Amun. Egypt The raid begins Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, King Tut Tomb, Valley Of The Kings, Tutankhamun, Egyptian Art, Egyptian Tattoo, Egyptian Mythology

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Howard Carter Looking through the Open Doors of Tutankhamun’s Second Shrine, January 1924 Harry Burton (English, The Egyptian Expedition of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Gelatin silver print, 6 x 9 in. Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Art History, The Boy King, King Tut Tomb, Photos Rares, Valley Of The Kings, Tutankhamun, Egyptian Art

Harry Burton: Howard Carter Looking through the Open Doors of Tutankhamun's Second Shrine (TAA678) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tutankhamun’s second coffin (TAA Photograph by Harry Burton, Archives of the Egyptian Expedition, Department of Egyptian Art. Egyptian Pharaohs, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Art History, Egyptian Symbols, European History, Ancient Aliens, Ancient Greece, American History

Harry Burton: Second Coffin (TAA368) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Harry Burton (British, - Face of the Outermost Coffin of Tutankhamun. Spring Gelatin silver print, x 17 cm - Archives of the Department of Egyptian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Art History, Luxor, Photos Rares, Tutankhamun, Mystique, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Civilizations

Harry Burton: Outermost Coffin (TAA364) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tutankhamun's ivory-handled ostrich feather hand fan and decomposed persea fruit, box by Harry Burton Egypt Egypt Art, Old Egypt, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Art History, Giza Egypt, King Tut Tomb, Valley Of The Kings, Ancient Artifacts

Harry Burton: Box 272 Interior (TAA242) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Harry Burton: Unbroken Seal on the Third Shrine (TAA622) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art