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Tutankhamun's Archaeologists

Tutankhamun Archaeologists

The four gentlemen pictured above all played a role in the excavation the tomb of King Tutankhamun. They are from top left and moving clockwise, Howard Carter (the principal archeologist and the man who discovered the tomb), George Herbert (the 5th Lord Carnarvon and the man with the money), James Henry Breasted (at the time America's foremost Egyptologist who helped decipher inscriptions found in the tomb), and Herbert Winlock of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art (the curator of the Met's Egyptian collection and who gave much needed assistance to Howard).

Want to learn more about King Tut? Well, you could go to the library and check out one of the definitive and learnéd books on the subject. Or if you don't want to go to that much trouble, you can navigate to CooperToons Merry History if you click here or if you want just some general ideas on life in Ancient Egypt then click here.

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