Mummies, Fossils

Excavators in the torrid and semi-torrid zones of the earth are in the full swing of another season. A chronicle of their recent doings must mention the following (TIME, Oct. 22, Oct. 29):

Egypt. Work in the Valley of the Kings at Luxor proceeded with painstaking slowness incomprehensible to the layman who would prefer to tear the secrets of the ages from TutankhAmen's breast in a day. Howard Carter and his staff have removed large quantities of highly decorated treasures, many of which are on exhibition in Cairo. Aided...

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