Howard Carter was an English archaeologist and Egyptologist. He became world-famous after discovering the intact tomb of the 18th Dynasty Pharaoh, Tutankhamun in November 1922. Tutankhamun's tomb is famous because of the treasures it held intact for over three thousand years. It is the best-preserved pharaonic tomb ever found in the Valley of the Kings.
|Born:||May 9, 1874, Kensington, England|
|Died:||March 2, 1939, Kensington, England|
|Fields:||Archaeology and Egyptology|
|Known for:||Discovery of the tomb of King Tutankhamun|
|IMDb:||Howard Carter's IMDb|
About Howard Carter
Archeologist whose discovery of the tomb of 14th-century BC pharaoh Tutankhamun in 1923 made him famous around the world. He was the first chief inspector of the Egyptian Antiquities Service.
Howard Carter Before Fame
He worked in several uncovered tombs and made his way to Chief Inspector of the Egyptian Antiquities Service.
Achievement of Howard Carter
His death at a late age is a strong argument against the supposed curse of the pharaohs, an alleged curse believed by some to be cast upon any person who disturbs the mummy of an Ancient Egyptian person, especially a pharaoh.
Howard Carter Family Life
He was born to parents Samuel Carter, an artist, and Martha Sands Carter.
Associations of Howard Carter
He was portrayed by Max Irons in the 2016 ITV series Tutankhamun.
Information related to Howard Carter
- Commanders of the Order of the Nile
- English Egyptologists
- Burials at Putney Vale Cemetery
- 19th-century archaeologists
- 20th-century archaeologists