Ancient Egypt

by Mandy Barrow

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 The Discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb for Kids Tutankhamen

Who paid the bills
for looking for the tomb

Lord Carnarvon was a wealthy Englishman who was interested in Ancient Egypt. He gave the money to pay the bills for Howard Carter's work in Egypt.

They searched Tutankhamen Tomb, in the hot dusty Valley of the Kings, for five years without finding anything.

Lord Carnarvon ended up paying a lot of money to find the tomb.

Lord Carnarvon, after spending a million pounds, was giving up hope of ever finding Tutankhamuns tomb, but Carter persuaded him to carry on funding for one more years digging, beginning in Autumn 1922.

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