“Highclere Castle in Hampshire may be best known today as TV’s Downton Abbey, but the stately home has long been famous for its connection to a much older aristocratic dynasty.
Its owners, the Carnarvon family, were central to the hunt for the tomb of Tutankhamun, which led to one of the most spectacular archaeological discoveries in history.
Now the spectacular tomb has been rebuilt in the basement of the house, allowing visitors to recreate the experience of the explorers who first stumbled upon the ancient Egyptian treasure 90 years ago” – via The Daily Mail.
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I think that this is a fantastic idea – one can only imagine how much it cost to make exact replicas but it’s a wonderful way of sharing the treasures of Tutankhamun with the public without the need to remove the objects from Egypt.