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Historical True Crime: King Tut's Curse

Historical True Crime: King Tut's Curse

Update: 2021-07-29
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"Death shall come on swift wings to him who disturbs the peace of the king." These are the words that greeted Sir Howard Carter and his expedition when they entered King Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922. But did they listen? Of course not. 


And then they started dropping like flies...


This week, we're investigating the legend of King Tut's curse. Is this thing legit, total BS, or somewhere in between? And uh, why was a British guy helping himself to Egyptian artifacts in the first place? Listen and find out.


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Read about King Tut with our article on the Boy Pharaoh: https://www.factinate.com/people/42-uncovered-facts-king-tut/


Learn about how weird and colonial museums are: https://eng.majalla.com/node/73996/egypt-wants-its-treasures-back


https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/16/learning/should-museums-return-looted-artifacts-to-their-countries-of-origin.html


https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/04/british-museum-is-worlds-largest-receiver-of-stolen-goods-says-qc


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Historical True Crime: King Tut's Curse

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