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Howard Carter's Expedition(1922)

I am here on an archaeological quest,
to satisfy many a curious mind's request
for knowledge on antiques and artifacts
of Egypt's long extinct historical facts,
in treasured sands buried, like gold mines earnestly
sought for in stories shrouded in mythology.
With a large contingent just as curious as I,
hardly daunted by curses, but with shoulders high,
we went to the field, the sun baking us chaps
to a baker's delight. With our rumpled maps,
we searched every clue, and were bitten perhaps
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Howard Carter's Expedition(1922)
Thursday, April 25, 2019
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A poem based on the discovery of the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun in 1922
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