Like many of the best dream-fulfilled stories, the one about the girl from Iowa who grew up to discover an ancient Egyptian tomb was born of deprivation.
Per-Ankh: Ancient Egypt
Story of major discovery in Egypt
Story of major discovery in Egypt
Story of major discovery in Egypt

Like many of the best dream-fulfilled stories, the one about the girl from Iowa who grew up to discover an ancient Egyptian tomb was born of deprivation. Back in Memphis for the first time since the find, Nichols and Corcoran spoke Monday at the UofM Art Museum about the discovery that won the Institute international publicity.

Like many of the best dream-fulfilled stories, the one about the girl from Iowa who grew up to discover an ancient Egyptian tomb was born of deprivation. Back in Memphis for the first time since the find, Nichols and Corcoran spoke Monday at the UofM Art Museum about the discovery that won the Institute international publicity.

And it is how, this year, she found herself alongside UofM professor Lorelei Corcoran, preparing to enter the first Egyptian tomb discovered since the legendary archeologist Howard Carter unsealed Tutankhamen's burial site in 1922.

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