On November 4th, 1922, more than 30 obsessive years after his arrival in Egypt, under the auspices of the 5th Earl of Carnarvon, Howard Carter together with his team discovered a previously hidden – and still sealed – tomb entrance bearing the name Tutankhamen. November 22, November 4Th, Ancient Egypt, 1922 Reading, Tutankhamun 1922, Tomb Entrance, Ray Ban Sunglasses, Egypt Ancient, King Tutankhamun
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King Tut's Death Mask (Detail)-On November 26, 1922, archeologist Howard Carter and his patron, Lord Carnavon, become the first people in over 3,000 years to enter the tomb of King Tutankhamen. Breaking through a sealed door, Carter leaned in, holding a candle. Carnavon, standing behind him, asked "Can you see anything ?" Carter's famous reply was, "Yes, wonderful things".
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"Can you see anything?" "Yes, wonderful things!" Howard Carter 1st person to look into King Tut's tomb.
Howard Carter opening the sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun in 1924. Although several of the foremost excavators over the past century had declared there was nothing left to find in the Valley of the Kings, Howard Carter and his sponsor, Lord Carnarvon, spent years and a lot of money searching for a tomb they weren't sure existed. Carter discovered not just an unknown ancient Egyptian tomb, but one that had lain nearly undisturbed for over 3,000 years.