On this day in History 2/16

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On this day in history, King Tut’s tomb unsealed in Egypt. British archaeologist Howard Carter unseals a doorway at the back of a tomb buried under the sands of Thebes, Egypt, and after more than 3,000 years, the pharaoh Tutankhamun has a visitor.

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