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British archaeologist, Egyptologist whose discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt's "Valley of the Kings" proved to be one of the singular events in the history of archaeology. Exceedingly RARE manuscript DS in Arabic, signed "Howard Carter", 6.75x8.25, May 2 1903 to the director of the General Archaeology Directorate, in part: "...an inspection has been conducted of the building constructed by the father of Hamid Effendi Abdulmunim at the archaeological site on the island Aswan...150 Egyptian pounds estimated for the building is a vey appropriate and reasonable value...", ink notations at bottom in another hand, two punch holes left edge, staple holes top margin. Of historical note, in 1903 Carter transferred to the Inspectorate of Lower and Middle Egypt, excavating at Aswan with the likes of Lady William Cecil Amherst

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HOWARD CARTER (1874-1939) MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED--EXCEEDINGLY RARE EXAMPLE IN ARABICHOWARD CARTER (1874-1939) MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED--EXCEEDINGLY RARE EXAMPLE IN ARABIC
HOWARD CARTER (1874-1939) MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED--EXCEEDINGLY RARE EXAMPLE IN ARABIC
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