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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

Shrew Knew?

Creators Syndicate - 15 Aug 2018
In 1923, George Herbert, the fifth Earl of Carnarvon, died after a mosquito bite on his face, which he cut while shaving, became seriously infected, leading to blood poisoning and eventually to pneumonia. The death of the English aristocrat is ...
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

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

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 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 ...
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

Eternity's Golden Boy at SLSC

Ladue News - 17 Aug 2017
After five-plus years of fruitless searching – just as financing for his efforts was tightening from the British Lord Carnarvon (formally “George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon”) – Carter at last discovered the first steps to ...
george herbert, 5th earl of carnarvon

Historic photographs show real royals in Downton Abbey

Express.co.uk - 08 Jan 2017
Highclere Castle in Hampshire was home to George Herbert, fifth Earl of Carnarvon, and his wife Almina in the late 19th and early 20th century. The 1895 album, which is up for auction, contains 44 large images of the house, staff and estate, which ...
george herbert, 5th earl of carnarvon

Unlocking the medical mysteries of King Tut's tomb

PBS NewsHour - 04 Nov 2016
Upon hearing the news of Carter's discovery, the patron of the archaeological dig, George Herbert, the 5th Earl of Carnarvon, rushed to Egypt from Highclere Castle in Hampshire (the very same estate occupied by the fictional Crawley family in the ...
george herbert, 5th earl of carnarvon

The racy Earl of Downton Abbey

Telegraph.co.uk - 22 Oct 2010
Downton Abbey, ITV's drama series set in 1912, is the new Sunday Evensong for its dedicated 11 million viewers, delivering a welcome shot in the arm for the broadcaster's finances. It has also come as something of a godsend to the Earl and Countess of ...

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