Howard Carter

  1. Englishman and Egyptologist who in 1922 discovered and excavated the tomb of Tutankhamen (1873-1939)
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  • Curses were routinely used as a deterrent against tomb raiders in ancient Egypt, as the Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter discovered when excavating Tutankhamun's burial chamber.
  • When Howard Carter opened a small hole to peer inside the tomb at treasures hidden for 3, 000 years, he also unleashed a global passion for ancient Egypt.
  • English archaeologist3) Howard Carter, and his sponsor Lord Carnarvon, obtained permission to dig in the Valley of the Kings and began excavation4) in 1917.
  • Howard Carter's own sketches, excavation notes, photographs, diaries and letters provide the historical background to the finds.
  • Tutankhamun's short life has fascinated people since his tomb was discovered in 1922 in the fabled Valley of the Kings in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor by British archaeologist Howard Carter.
  • It also delves into Howard Carter's dramatic discovery of the golden treasures lying deep in the burial chamber of the Boy King Tutankhamun, and follows the nail-biting race to crack the code of ancient hieroglyphics.
  • Tutankhamun's mummy rested in his tomb for more than 3,000 years until, early in November 1922, its peace was shattered when the tomb was opened by the British archaeologist Howard Carter.
  • Howard Carter, the actual discoverer of the tomb, who ought to have been the prime victim, lived until 1939.
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