Profession: Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun
Why Famous: Discovers the intact tomb of 18th dynasty Egyptian pharaoh King Tut.
- 1922-11-04 Howard Carter discovers tomb of Tutankhamun 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 Tutankhamun's tomb and finds the sarcophagus