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TT99: 'Archaeology in action' -- opening the tomb

Here you see the procedure for opening a tomb in Thebes. You watch our inspector Ramadan coming up the hill, and then see the guards removing stones which are placed in front of the door for extra security. Then the padlock is undone and the wire with the SCA seal on it is broken and the door opened.

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