November 4 1922 CE – Howard Carter Locates the Entrance to the Tomb of King Tutankhamun

November 4 1922 CE – Howard Carter Locates the Entrance to the Tomb of King TutankhamunRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons More than 30 years after he first set foot in Egypt, archaeologist Howard Carter made the discovery of a lifetime on November 4, 1922: he and his team had uncovered a staircase leading to KV62, the tomb of King Tutankhamun. Of the 63 burial chambers found in the Valley of the Kings, Carter’s discovery remains the best preserved example of the ornate decoration style created by the Egyptians for their buried pharaohs. Carter made his first trip to Egypt in 1891, at the tender age of 17. Joining […]