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The Pictures Your History Teacher Couldn’t Show You

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84. 1923: Opening Tutankhamen’s Tomb

In 1923, Howard Carter discovered Pharaoh Tutankhamen’s tomb in Egypt. The ancient pharaoh had lived 1400 BC and was only a teenager when he died. Tutankhamen was one of the most sought after prizes in the Egyptian archeology world; his inner coffin was made of pure solid gold.

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83. 2011: Tsunami Aftermath in Japan

On March 11, 2011, a tsunami was triggered by a 9.0 magnitude undersea earthquake off the coast of Japan. The waves of the tsunami reached 133 ft. 2 days after the destruction of the disaster, a woman sits and cries. This picture was taken at the Oshika Peninsula of Tohoku.

Source: viralnova.com

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