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NEWS: Downton Abbey and the Great Grave Robbery: Did the master of Highclere help mask an audacious heist of Tutankhamun’s tomb?


Taking treasures: British archaeologist Howard Carter, left, and Lord Carnarvon, master of Highclere Castle in the chamber inside King Tutankhamun’s tomb.

“Ninety years ago this month, British archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun and set in motion a chain of events that brought scandal, infighting and rumours of a famous curse all the way from Egypt back to England and Highclere Castle – known to television audiences as Downton Abbey” – via Daily Mail.

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