In 1922 the attention of the whole world was on Egypt and the fantastic discoveries of Howard Garter, an English archaeologist, and Lord Carnarvon, whose money paid for the work.
For thirty years Carter had been searching the sands of Egypt and on November 4,1922 he discovered steps leading down to the tomb of Tutankhamun.
At the bottom of the steps above the door there was an inscription. It read: ‘He who enters here will die of hunger and thirst and their names will cease to exist in the land of Egypt.’
On April 5,1923, only four months after the discovery of the tomb, Lord Carnarvon suddenly died from a mysterious bite. Had the curse of Tutankhamun struck?