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ELECTRONIC RESOURCE: Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation

Excavation journals and diaries made by Howard Carter and Arthur Mace are available to read on the website of The Griffith Institute.

The following are available:

Howard Carter’s excavation and pocket diaries (transcripts and scans):
1st excavation season, late 1922 and early 1923
2nd excavation season, 1923-4
3rd excavation season, early 1925
4th excavation season, 1925-6
5th excavation season, 1926-7
6th excavation season, 1927-8
7th excavation season, late 1928
8th excavation season, 1929-30
9th excavation season, late 1930

Arthur Mace’s excavation diaries (transcripts and scans):
1st excavation season 1922-3
2nd excavation season 1923-4

Eyewitness accounts of the opening of Tutankhamun’s burial chamber on February 16, 1923, by:
A. C. Mace
A. H. Gardiner

You can read these here.

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