It is 1922 and Howard Carter went on a large boat to Egypt it took two weeks to get there. The trip was paid for by Lord Caranarvon he was a rich Englishman who was interested in ancient Egypt.
I am Howard Carter, a British archaeologist and I am in Egypt - it is very hot.
Valley of the kings. Lots of tombs have been found but the tomb of Tutenkhamun is still missing. On the 3rd November a boy found some buried steps....
He ordered the workers to dig but he saw a royal stamp so he told them to cover up the steps . He wanted to keep it a secret.
come quick Sir I've found some steps.
On 17th November Lord Carnarvon and his daughter Lady Evelyn arrived in Luxor, Egypt. He ordered the workers to dig again, they found a corridor.
I need to send a telegram to Lord Carnanvon in Scotland.
They used a candle to check for dangerous gas. They saw wonderful things. They were told they needed permission, an inspector came they saw treasure, they saw golden crowns, agolden mask and a golden sarcophagus that contained coffins.
The Egyptian Prime Minister was angry when Howard Carter took the treasures away.
The treasure belongs to the Egyptian people.
We found it the treasure belongs to us.
Today, the treasure is kept at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.