Tutankhamun in Barcelona Tutankhamun - his tomb and his treasures A sensational discovery 87 years ago turned the unknown pharaoh Tutankhamun into a superstar. In 1922, the archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the burial chambers of the ancient Egyptian king with their vast treasures – an event that caused a worldwide sensation. The story of Tutankhamun fascinates people to this day.
Howard Carter Lord Carnarvon-The tomb of Tutankhamen was discovered by and Englishman named Howard Carter. This tomb is the most intact tomb ever found in the Valley of the Kings. Finding this tomb started the legendary “mummy’s curse” which spoke of death to whoever disturbs the tomb of this 19 year old Pharaoh.