Loretta Barnard

Howard Carter, the Man Who Broke a Curse and Transported Tutankhamen to the Modern Age

Tutankhamen was an ancient obscure boy-king who sat¬†friendless for 3,245 years. That was until one morning in 1922, when Howard Carter knocked on his door.   A sunken staircase, an undiscovered tomb, and the sarcophagus of a pharaoh who died over 3,000 years earlier. When Howard Carter made his astonishing discovery in the early 1920s, it really fired up ... Read the full article
Loretta Barnard

Loretta Barnard is an Australian freelance writer and editor who, in a long career, has done almost everything possible in the book publishing industry. These days she actively pursues her love of music, literature and theatre, and is something of wannabe roving ambassador for the creative and performing arts.

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