When one studies the mystery of these "sanctuaries", and tries to understand their
invisible protection, one can not do without at least an allusion to what may be
called the "case"of
Tut Ankh Amon
: many who violated his tomb (with the exception of
one), were "punished". It all seemed, as if the protection of the sanctuary, even
at a distance of 3500 years, operated with awesome efficiency.
Of course this superstitious explanation caused rationalists to smile. To them,
the death of 18 persons, so said "victims" of the curse of the Pharaoh, was something
completely natural, it was pure coincidence that these 18 people died prematurely
and under strange circumstances.
reason triumphs over superstition it is cause for rejoicing. However, without wanting
to cause any controversy over this subject, it seems interesting to me to allow
the reader the opportunity to decide for himself. A brief chronological recapitulation
of the events, which no one can deny, will allow the reader to draw his own personal
On 25 November 1922, two Englishmen, Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter discovered
the tomb of a Pharaoh of the XVIII dynasty Tut Ankh Amon. This tomb contained "the
most fabulous archaeological treasure of all time."
At the entrance of the tomb was the following inscription:
"Death’s wings will touch who ever touches the pharaoh."
It would take ten years before all the rooms of the mausoleum would be opened and
the totality of its treasures removed. But, even before the end of the work, the