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George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon,...

wikipedia - 07 Nov 2016
George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, DL (26 June 1866 – 5 April 1923), styled Lord Porchester until 1890, was an English aristocrat best known as the financial backer of the search for and the excavation of Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of the Kings.
george herbert, 5th earl of carnarvon

Tutankhamun exhibition to be hosted in Sydney in 2021

Egypttoday - 15 Jun 2018
In 1907 he started to work for George Herbert, the fifth earl of Carnarvon, who would aid him in his quest to uncover the lost tomb of Tutankhamun. Carter was certainly dedicated, spending a massive amounts of money and time in order to track down ...
george herbert, 5th earl of carnarvon

The discovery of Tutankhamun, in color

Mashable - 04 Nov 2015
In 1907, Egyptologist and archaeologist Howard Carter was hired by George Herbert, the 5th Earl of Carnarvon to oversee excavations in Egypt's Valley of the Kings. Carter had built a reputation for scrupulously recording and preserving discoveries.
george herbert, 5th earl of carnarvon

Close Call: How Howard Carter Almost Missed King Tut's Tomb

National Geographic - 12 Apr 2018
The year before the Saqqara incident, George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert, the wealthy fifth Earl of Carnarvon, had taken up residence in a Cairo hotel. A collector of racing cars and horses, Lord Carnarvon had been seriously injured in a car ...
george herbert, 5th earl of carnarvon

Real-Life Downton Abbey Photo Album for Sale

Architectural Digest - 24 Jan 2017
In addition to the public interest in the lot, surely the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon, Highclere's residents, might be keen to retrieve this historic artifact-document, in part, a record of the future king Edward VII's three-day visit to the estate ...
george herbert, 5th earl of carnarvon

King Tut Day: The Boy King Is Still Making Headlines

Biography - 04 Nov 2014
On November 4, 1922, archeologist Howard Carter discovered the entrance to an intact tomb of an Egyptian pharaoh. The discovery of King Tut's tomb left the world breathless, and his final resting place and remains would make him the most famous of all ...
george herbert, 5th earl of carnarvon

Highclere Castle: not just Downton Abbey

Royal Central (blog) - 07 Aug 2015
The 5th Earl of Carnarvon, another George Herbert, helped discover the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun in 1922 with his partner Howard Carter. Today there is an Egyptian Exhibition in the cellars of Highclere to celebrate this achievement. The exhibition ...
george herbert, 5th earl of carnarvon

The Real Countess of Downton Abbey Comes to America

TownandCountrymag.com (blog) - 03 Jun 2016
Downton Abbey might be off the air, but the royal residents of its real-life setting, Highclere Castle, are alive and well. Dressed in lavish hats and elegant attire befitting of afternoon tea at the Abbey, 425 guests attended a lecture on May 25 at ...
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The curse of Tutankhamen? Pure invention

Telegraph.co.uk - 05 Apr 2013
When George Herbert, the fifth Earl of Carnarvon, died 90 years ago this week he was one of the most famous men on Earth. He occupied the family seat at Highclere Castle, but wintered in Egypt every year. By 1923, Carnarvon had spent an estimated ...

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