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Howard Carter: The Path to Tutankhamun
by T.G.H. James
In November 1922, a momentous discovery - unlike any other before or since - was to change our understanding of the ancient world. Until now, however, the marvelous story of Carter's quest for Tutankhamun and its culmination in his unearthing of the intact, treasure-filled tomb has been told without a reliable account of the man behind the discovery and the myths that have...more
Paperback, 544 pages
Published January 15th 2012 by Tauris Parke Paperbacks
(first published June 23rd 1992)
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Early 20th century adventurers, Howard Carter, and George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert will always be remembered for respectively finding and financing the search over three decades for the lost tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. These two highly important figures in treasure hunting were hailed as the discoverers of the vast, priceless tomb of the Boy King in 1922. Carter went on (after his patron’s famous death) to work for Carnarvon’s widow, the Dowager Countess, Almina t ...more