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Explorers of Highclere Castle

Don your favorite explorers’ hat and join the Countess of Carnarvon at Highclere Castle as she examines the spirited tradition of exploration that has played an integral part in the Carnarvon family’s illustrious history. Learn how the 5th Earl of Carnarvon, George Herbert, famously discovered the tomb of the Egyptian boy Pharaoh Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings 100 years ago with his half-brother Aubrey Herbert and archaeologist Howard Carter. To celebrate the 5th Earl’s achievements, the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon have now opened an Egyptian exhibition throughout the cellars of the castle, and in this episode, you can learn more about the exhibit as the Countess answers viewers’ questions.

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