Howard Carter examining King Tut’s sarcophagus. The British archaeologist claimed ancient grave robbers had broken into the boy king’s tomb and stolen a number of small treasures. But he had contractual reasons to make up the story.
Howard Carter & Lord Carnarvon - The tomb of Tutankhamen was discovered by an Englishman named Howard Carter, and the expedition was financed by Lord Carnarvon. Tut's tomb is the most intact tomb ever found in the Valley of the Kings
Title: Throne of Tutankhamun Time: Century B. Culture: Egyptian Current location: Cairo’s Egyptian Museum. It is made of wood, gold, and silver. It is cover with art. Main on the front of the chair shows a pharaoh and a queen.
Tutankhamun's tomb is said to curse anyone who enters it. This did not bode well for Howard Carter's expedition which uncovered said tomb. His financial backer died from a mosquito bite and 20 of the expedition member perished by 1935.
The curse of the mummy began when many terrible events occurred after the discovery of King Tut’s tomb. Legend has it that anyone who dared to open the tomb would suffer the wrath of the mummy. Because mummies have been…Read more The Curse of the Mummy ›