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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

The King and I: Google honors British archaeologist Howard Carter, co-discoverer with Lord Carnavon of Tutankhamun's tomb in Egypt, on his 138th birthday with a doodle; Highclere Castle Eyptian exhibition




tagSeoBlog video: Howard Carter Google Doodle. May 8, 2012.
http://youtu.be/_iNJ3OyjRxM


A Highclere connection? Yes.
 Lord Carnavon, Howard Carter's employer, lived at Highclere Castle, where the ITV period drama Downton Abbey has been filmed in part the past three years, and is the home of the two hosts of this next video, the Eighth Earl and Countess of Carnarvonwho, to honor the Fifth Earl's efforts, have developed an Egyptian exhibition in their home's basement  that the public can visit.
Which, regardless of which side of the Atlantic you're on, surely beats having a man cave!



HeritageKey video: Discovering King Tut - Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter
http://youtu.be/HaVeMWQzKuE



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Basingstoke Gazette
Highclere Castle - the real Downton Abbey - opens up for exclusive charitable day
2:34pm Tuesday 8th May 2012

http://www.basingstokegazette.co.uk/leisure/general/9693674.Highclere_Castle___the_real_Downton_Abbey___opens_up_for_exclusive_charitable_day/

http://www.highclerecastle.co.uk/egyptian-exhibition.html


http://www.highclerecastle.co.uk/downton-abbey.html


http://www.youtube.com/user/heritagekeymedia


http://www.highclerecastle.co.uk/index.html

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