26 November 1922 – Howard Carter and Lord Caernavon peeked into Tutankhamun’s Tomb…

Posted on November 25th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

‘Can you see anything?’ – Lord Caernavon

‘Yes, wonderful things…’ – Howard Carter

On 26 November 1922, Howard Carter & Lord Caernavon peeked into Tutankhamun’s Tomb and glimpsed the pharoah’s treasure by candlelight.

Here is a historical newspaper story that reports on this magical moment.

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Derby Daily Telegraph – Thursday 30 November 1922

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000327/19221130/042/0004

historical newspaper report on howard carter

The Sunday Post – Sunday 24 December 1922

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000566/19221224/091/0016