Howard and the Mummy: Howard Carter and the Search for King Tut's Tomb. Tracey Fern, Boris Kulikov

Howard and the Mummy: Howard Carter and the Search for King Tut's Tomb

ISBN: 9780374303051 | 40 pages | 1 Mb

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Howard and the Mummy: Howard Carter and the Search for King Tut's Tomb Tracey Fern, Boris Kulikov
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Howard Carter, the archaeologist who discovered the tomb, gave a paperweight to his friend Ingham as a gift. The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922 sparked a global frenzy for ancient Egypt – and not just for archaeological reasons, says Alastair Sooke. Howard Carter facts: Howard Carter (1874-1939), the renowned archaeologist who discovered the tomb of King Tutankhamun, was a private and stubborn man an agonizing 20 days for Carnarvon and his daughter Evelyn to arrive from England, wondered the whole time if he had not just dreamt of finding the tomb. In Egypt's Valley of the Kings, British archaeologists Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon become the first souls to enter King Tutankhamen's tomb in more than 3,000 years. The tombs had been robbed a very long time ago. €�Yes,” replied Howard Carter, the British Egyptologist whose excavations Carnarvon had been bankrolling for the preceding six seasons. Many did, only unfortunately, the tombs they found were empty. Howard Carter Finds King Tut's Tomb. Howard Carter (9 May 1874 – 2 March 1939) was an English archaeologist and Egyptologist who became world-famous after discovering the intact tomb ( designated KV62) of the 18th Dynasty Pharaoh, . James Patterson and Martin Dugard's book The Murder of King Tut focuses on Carter's search for King Tut'stomb. After World War I, Carter began an intensive search for Tutankhamen's tomb and on November 4, 1922, discovered a step leading to its entrance. BERLIN // Howard Carter, the British archaeologist who discovered the tomb of the Egyptian king Tutankhamen in 1922, cheated the Egyptian A museum in Kansas City, Missouri, has two golden falcon's heads which, an examination revealed, came from a collar placed around the mummy's neck. Multiple tombs lay hidden in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, where royalty were buried more than 3000 years ago, awaiting discovery. Every archaeologist who has dug in the sands of Egypt, in the Valley of the Kings, has dreamed of finding the tomb of a king. In 1907, Howard Carter, a British archaeologist was introduced to Lord Carnarvon, a wealthy Englishman who agreed to supply the money necessary for Carter to go to Egypt and search for the tomb of a little-known pharaoh named Tutankhamen, whose existence Carter had discovered.


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