Howard Carter

Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun Howard Carter Full Name: Howard Carter
Nationality: British

Profession: Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun
Why Famous: Discovers the intact tomb of 18th dynasty Egyptian pharaoh King Tut.

Born: May 9, 1873
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England

Died: March 2, 1939 (aged 65)
Cause of Death: Lymphoma

Historical Events in the Life of Howard Carter

  • 1922-11-04 Howard Carter discovers tomb of Tutankhamen in Egypt
  • 1922-11-26 English archaeologist Howard Carter opens Tutankhamun's virtually intact tomb in Egypt
  • 1923-02-16 Howard Carter opens the inner burial chamber of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen's tomb and finds the sarcophagus

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