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Image number: S0013425

Climbing rope fragment (found on Mallory's body)

Caption: George Mallory and Andrew Irvine famously disappeared en route to the summit of Mount Everest on 8th June 1924. Mallory's body was eventually discovered at 26,800 feet (75 years after his disappearance) on the 1st May 1999 during the 'Mallory and Irvine Research Expedition' led by Eric Simonsen, which had been sponsored by AFFIMER (American Foundation for International Mountaineering, Exploration and Research).

Country: Tibet
Event: Mount Everest Expedition 1924
Event category: Everest
Theme category: Travel & Exploration

Image type: Artefact

Keywords: ARTEFACTS, EXPEDITION EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHING, rope, worn, belongings, possessions
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