The Curse Of King Tut's Tomb

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During the excavation of King Tut’s tomb, superstitions were believed even more than they are now. The main superstition during the excavation was the curse of Tut’s tomb. Written on a tablet as said in the play, The Curse Of King Tut’s Tomb, were the words, “Death will come to those who disturb the sleep of the pharaoh.” This, followed by the deaths of Lord Carnarvon, Georges Benedite, and Sheik Abdul Haman, may has given the people of the time reason to believe this writing. The cobra was a symbol of this curse and, throughout the play, it kept popping up at the scene of misfortune for those involved. These occurrences, along with the added fear of the ancient tomb itself, would have given the people reasons to believe in the curse. These
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