BBC RADIO 4 TODAY/NEWS ONLINE: Tutankhamun 'secret chamber' does not exist, researchers find

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Release date: 6/5/2018

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Egyptian officials who conducted extensive radio scans within Tutankhamun's tomb have concluded there are no secret burial chambers, reported BBC Radio Four's Today Programme and online. "I don't think many people thought this might be the case, but there was always that little bit of hope there was something there," Dr Joyce Tyldesley told them On the same subject fellow Egyptologist Dr Nicky Nielsen spoke on BBC World.

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TitleTutankhamun 'secret chamber' does not exist, researchers find
Media name/outletBBC Radio 4 Today Programme
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date6/05/18
DescriptionEgyptian officials who conducted extensive radio scans within Tutankhamun's tomb have concluded there are no secret burial chambers, reported BBC Radio Four's Today Programme and online. "I don't think many people thought this might be the case, but there was always that little bit of hope there was something there," Dr Joyce Tyldesley told them (2 hours 18mins).
URLwww.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-44026087
PersonsJoyce Tyldesley