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What the robbers left behind

MFA to exhibit rich contents of Egyptian tomb

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By Sebastian Smee
Globe Staff / September 13, 2009

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It was a chaotic scene. Grisly, too. When, in 1915, an archeological team jointly sponsored by the Museum of Fine Arts and Harvard University finally cracked tomb 10A, down a 30-foot vertical shaft at an ancient burial site in the Egyptian desert, it found, amid a pile of smashed-up objects, a severed head resting on the lid of a coffin ... (Full article: 716 words)

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