Monday, 29 November 2010

Relatives shrug off 'Curse of Tutankhamun' tomb jinx

Relatives of archaeologist Howard Carter have laid to rest the legend of the mummy of all curses – during a visit to a replica of Tutankhamun’s tomb.

Audrey Carter, 78, was among hundreds of history buffs who visited a major exhibition on the Egyptian pharaoh at the Trafford Centre.

And the pensioner, from Stretford, said she thought the ‘curse’ were made up by journalists who had missed the story of the world’s greatest archaeological discovery by her famous relative.

Amateur Egyptologist Audrey, a distant cousin of Howard Carter, said: "This is a fantastic exhibition and it really is worth people coming to see it."

Read more: Manchester Evening News

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