Lord Carnarvon's first visit to the Valley of the King's: Lord Carnarvon, Lady Evelyn Herbert (his daughter) and Howard Carter at the entrance to the Tomb of Tutankhamun, 1922 (gelatin silver print) by Harry Burton/ The Stapleton Collection
Howard Carter & Lord Carnarvon - The tomb of Tutankhamen was discovered by an Englishman named Howard Carter, and the expedition was financed by Lord Carnarvon. Tut's tomb is the most intact tomb ever found in the Valley of the Kings
Howard Carter examining King Tut’s sarcophagus. The British archaeologist claimed ancient grave robbers had broken into the boy king’s tomb and stolen a number of small treasures. But he had contractual reasons to make up the story.
In 1922 Howard Carter & Lord Carnarvon entered the tomb of King Tut after years. View of the antechamber of the Tomb of Tutankhamun looking south, Valley of the Kings (gelatin silver print) by Harry Burton / The Stapleton Collection