1. Childhood2. About Howard Carter3. Howard Carter’s art4. Howard Carter’s Discovery5. King Tut6. Bibliography
Howard Carter was born May 9, 1874. Howard Carter was home schooled. Howard Carter was ill for most of his childhood and was sent to live with his aunts in Norfolk. After a while Samuel Carter, Howard Carter’s father, became an archaeologist which inspired Howard to be one, too. At the age 17, he switched from an archaeologist to an Egyptologist.
Howard Carter worked in Egypt for 31 years before he found kings Tut’s tomb. Howard Carter got a job as an archeologist’s helper to illustrate the artifacts that were discovered. Howard Carter was once an artist, but people remember him more as an archeologist and Egyptologist Being an artist was helpful for his exploration because he drew the things he saw and thought were interesting. He was able to read and make hieroglyphics (Egyptian writing) Howard Carter’s art was also a way he made money. He was hired by the museums to draw pictures of ancient Egyptian things for tourists .
In 1917, Howard Carter tried to find King Tut’s tomb. In 1992, Howard Carter Discovered King Tut’s tomb In 1993, Howard Carter opened King Tut’s tomb Howard Carter searched for 5 years from 1917 to 1922 for kings Tut’s Tomb Howard Carter found King Tut’s tomb in the valleys of the kings