Google has celebrated the birthday of Howard Carter with a beautiful Doodle. Howard Carter was an English archaeologist and Egyptologist who was known for the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922. Here are some of the quick facts about him.

 

Name : Howard Carter

Born on : 9th May 1847

Died on : 2nd March 1939

Profession : Archaeologist

Early Life : Began working at the age of 17 at Beni Hasan, Egypt

Major Work : Discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922

 

 

Howard Carter's 138th Birthday - Google Logo

 

Reference Links:

Howard Carter by Jimmy Dunn

Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation

 

Book:

The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen (Egypt)

The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen (Egypt) Book

 

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