“Wonderful Things”: Howard Carter and The Discovery of Tutankhamun

To mark the centenary of the moment when Howard Carter first looked into the tomb of Tutankhamun and uttered the famous words “wonderful things”, this study-day tells the story of how Carter, the son of a Swaffham artist, forged a career in Egyptology and doggedly pursued the tomb of the boy-king, only to be rewarded with one the greatest archaeological discoveries ever made. Further details can be found here.