| Share

George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert Carnarvon, 5th earl of

Carnarvon, George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert, 5th earl of (kärnärˈvən) [key], 1866–1923, English Egyptologist. With Howard Carter he excavated in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt, from 1906 to 1922. He funded this research. The final and most famous of their discoveries was the tomb of Tutankhamen. Lord Carnarvon died before it was thoroughly explored. He collaborated with Howard Carter on the report Five Years' Explorations at Thebes (1912).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Archaeology: Biographies

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring