E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day {December 14, 2012}

{"Pyramidically Speaking . . ."} The pyramids have always had mighty power over man. Will we ever learn their secrets? + Similar Stories:

Happy Birthday Howard Carter! (9 May 1874 – 2 March 1939)

Howard Carter was born in London, England, the son of Samuel Carter, a skilled artist, who trained him to follow in his footsteps, and Martha Joyce (Sands) Carter.  Born eager and inquisitive, at 17, the young talented artist was sent out by the Egypt Exploration Fund to assist Percy Newberry in the excavation and recording of Middle Kingdom tombs at Beni Hasan.…Read more Happy Birthday Howard Carter! (9 May 1874 – 2 March 1939)