He made the find of the 20th century and discovered the most spectacular treasure the world had ever seen. For over 30 years, Howard Carter searched the Egyptian desert, seeking the ultimate prize. Then, in November 1922, with his money, luck, and time running out, he discovered the golden tomb of the boy king Tutankhamun. Yet, all that glittered was not gold for the acclaimed archaeologist. See how the treasure brought with it heartbreak, confrontation, and acrimony that would plague him forever.
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