This Week in the Ancient Near East

Sticky Fingers in the Valley of the Kings, or Howard Carter and the Case of King Tut’s Tomb

September 20, 2022

The upcoming 100th anniversary of the discovery of King Tut’s tomb has us talking about the discoverer, Howard Carter, who seems to have had sticky fingers and a propensity to fudge the story of his find. Ethics? Morals? Does it matter? Look at all that nice stuff!