Episode 9: "Famous Curses"

In this episode, your World-weary hosts entertain the possibility of curses and magic spells. Violet investigates the Pharaoh’s Curse and the events surrounding the opening of Tutankhamun’s tomb. Cassiopeia chats about the history of the cursed Hope Diamond and its impressive kill list.

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Further reading:

Tutankhamun’s Tomb

http://www.griffith.ox.ac.uk/discoveringTut/

https://www.historyextra.com/period/ancient-egypt/howard-carter-discovery-tutankhamun-tomb-lord-carnarvon-pharaoh-curse/

The Curse of the Hope Diamond

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hope_Diamond