A collection of articles from the Daily Telegraph’s 1922 reporting on Howard Carter’s discovery and excavation of the ancient Egyptian tomb of Tutankhamen.
Howard Carter (1874–1939) was an English Egyptologist who discovered and led the excavation of Pharaoh Tutankhamen’s tomb in November 1922. This series of articles was written by G. Elliot Smith for the Daily Telegraph, and they offer commentary on the wider meaning of the incredible discovery. Hidden by rubble and debris, the tomb remained largely intact for over 30 centuries, making it the best-preserved royal burial from ancient Egypt. Delve into the excitement of this renowned expedition and immerse yourself in Howard Carter’s archaeological breakthrough.
The chapters featured in this volume include:
- – Exploration of the Theban Tombs of the Kings
- – Tutankhamen
- – The Significance of the Discovery
- – The Valley of the Tombs
- – The Story of the Flood
- – Getting to Heaven
- – The Ethics of Desecration