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Howard Carter: The Quest for the Tomb of Tutankhamun

March 2014 marks the 75th anniversary of the death of the archaeologist and Egyptologist, Howard Carter. This slideshow explores some of the key figures in Carter’s life though works in the Galley’s collection.