An exhibition exploring the pioneering photography of the tomb of tutankhamun and its treasures by lincolnshire born photographer harry burton they are the most famous photographic images in archaeology from the most famous of archaeological finds the tomb of tutankhamun. Photographing tutankhamun foregrounds photography as a material technical and social process in early 20th century archaeology in order to question how the photograph made and remade ancient egypt in the waning age of colonial order. This exhibition explores the pioneering images taken during the 1920s excavation of tutankhamuns tomb by british photographer harry burton photography was essential to archaeology but burtons photography did much more than simply record information about the tomb and its treasures. Now thanks to photographing tutankhamun a traveling exhibition currently at cambridge universitys museum of archaeology and anthropology the public can finally view burtons photos many
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