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The Search for TutankhamunHoward Carter was a very determined man and wanted to find Tutankhamuns tomb after believing he had found it in 1901 but hadnt In 1905 Theodore Davis starts up a dig in the valley Carter wanted to be the field director but Davis had already chosen Leonard Lord Carnarvon asked Carter if he would work for him and starts his own dig in 1908 while Leonard and Davis where searching the Valley After both teams not finding anything they stopped In 1914 Carter and Carnarvon are convinced that Tutankhamuns tomb is in the Valley and get a permit to dig there Soon they have to stop the dig due to the war In 1919 they restart the dig and not long after Carnarvon tells Carter he is leaving and cant afford to continue the dig He gives Carter one more month to continueLeonard tells Carter that the jars he and Davis had dug up had been looked at and he had been told that they have been lying in the cellar for years and that they contain embalming materials and part of the funerary feast of Tutankhamun which means that the tomb of Tutankhamun is in the Valley After being given the news Carter persuades Carnarvon to keep the dig going for 1 more season The last area they dig up is where Leonard and Davis had thought they found Tutankhamun On November the 26th 1922 a waterboy gave Carter some water and then sat down and started playing with the sand he had felt something hard and run up to Carter and told him The waterboy had found the first step to Tutankhamuns tomb When Carnarvon and his daughter arrive they go to check out the wall Carter is worried about the wall because there is a part that is different colour to the rest meaning there had been tomb robbers there Carter smashes the wall and when asked if
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