Howard Carter Finds King Tut’s Tomb

On November 26, 1922, British archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter and his financial backer Lord Carnarvon become the first people to enter the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun in over 3000 years. Carter became world-famous after discovering the intact tomb (designated KV62) of the 18th Dynasty Pharaoh, colloquially known as “King Tut” and “the boy king”. His original name, Tutankhaten, means “Living Image of Aten”, while … Continue reading Howard Carter Finds King Tut’s Tomb