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Royal Mail

Tutankhamun Miniature Sheet

Catalogue code
MZ180

Four additional stamps that illustrate the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb by British archaeologist Howard Carter.

The stamps feature photographs taken by Harry Burton, the only photographer allowed inside the tomb during the excavation.

The sheet’s background displays a photograph of the entrance to the tomb.

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£5.60

Discover more with these four additional stamps illustrating the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb by British archaeologist Howard Carter.

The excavation was witnessed and recorded in photographs by Harry Burton, the only photographer allowed into the tomb.

Two First Class and two £1.85 stamps are displayed on a backdrop of the entrance to the tomb.

A fascinating collectible, perfect for stamp collectors and history buffs.

First Class Objects in the antechamber

First Class Head of the outermost coffin

£1.85 Examining the innermost coffin

£1.85 Moving small shrine to the laboratory

Stamp specifications

Stamp format

Landscape

Stamp size

41mm x 30mm

Miniature Sheet Size

146mm x 74mm

Design

Andy Altmann

Printer

Cartor Security Printers

Print process

Lithography

Perforations

14.5 x 14

Phosphor

Bars as appropriate

Gum

PVA