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Howard Carter

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Birthday
9, 1874
Birthplace
London, England
Death Date
Mar 2, 1939 (64)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
9, 1874
Birthplace
London, England
Death Date
Mar 2, 1939 (64)

About

Archeologist whose discovery of the tomb of 14th-century BC pharaoh Tutankhamun in 1923 made him famous around the world. He was the first chief inspector of the Egyptian Antiquities Service.

Before Fame

He worked in several uncovered tombs and made his way to Chief Inspector of the Egyptian Antiquities Service.

Trivia

His death at a late age is a strong argument against the supposed curse of the pharaohs, an alleged curse believed by some to be cast upon any person who disturbs the mummy of an Ancient Egyptian person, especially a pharaoh.

Family Life

He was born to parents Samuel Carter, an artist, and Martha Sands Carter.

Associated With

He was portrayed by Max Irons in the 2016 ITV series Tutankhamun.