Howard Carter

Mobsters, Museums and the Twin Towers: Tutankhamun and the Illicit Antiquities Trade

Brendan Pittaway | Posted 22.01.2013 | Home
Brendan Pittaway

Dr Zahi Hawass, an egyptologist who styles himself as his country's 'Indiana Jones', has pressed foreign governments, museums and collectors to hand back even those treasures taken and maintained with the best of intentions. The British Museum has long resisted his attempts to return the Rosetta Stone.

Howard Carter's 138th Birthday Celebrated With Google Doodle

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Tech

Howard Carter's birthday has been celebrated with a special Google Doodle on Google's homepage. Carter, who famously unearthed Tutankhamun's tomb,...