Science: Digging Again

Events in archeology and paleontology since the last summary in TIME (July 9) :

Egypt. Howard Carter, of the Metropolitan Museum staff, co-discoverer with the late Lord Carnarvon of the tomb of TutankhAmen, resumed exploration Oct. 1 in the Valley of the Kings, Luxor. Less than one-fourth of the relics in the tomb have been taken out. The program for this season contemplates the removal of the canopies and shrine surrounding the sarcophagus, and the opening of the coffin itself, which is expected to reveal the mummy in all his regal robes and...

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