The BBC reported a few days ago that there is a possibility the Tomb of Tutankhamun will be closed – the reason is that the breath of the visitors to the tomb are damaging what the heat of the desert has protected for so long – see video  http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/world-middle-east- 21089027 

Breath ‘disaster’ at King Tut tomb

 —-having an irresistible fascination for me, I went to visit Tutankhamun’s tomb every time I visited Egypt. In March of  2012, my friend Aiman, who is an Egyptologist, mentioned that they are thinking of closing the tomb. I hoped that he was wrong, and I still hope that they will find a way not to bury Tutankhamun again.

Besides seeing his mummy – he is the only pharaoh who is still in his tomb – this is part of what we would miss –

monkey - tutenkhamun

—– beautifully painted baboons, which were part of Ancient Egypt’s religious symbolism, decorate one of the walls in his tomb.


In Forbes Magazine I just read that Bill Gates with two other investors from the United States invested one billion dollars in ORASCOM, Egypt’s biggest construction company –  if Mr. Bill Gates has confidence in Egypt, maybe we should too and go and visit  Pharaoh Tutankhamun before it is too late!

More from Egypt soon


About Brigitte Nioche

Author of Getting Over Growing Older Other titles - Dress to Impress, The Sensual Dresser, What Turns Men On.
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