On this day in 1922, Pharaoh “King Tut” Tutankhamun’s tomb was discovered by British archaeologist Howard Carter in Egypt’s Valley of Kings. Known for restoring traditional religion and art, King Tut ruled the 18th dynasty in ancient Egypt (1333 – 23 BCE) and died at the young age of 19.
She would plan her scenes while caring for Wengenn and dress him for the shoot. Then wait for nap time that fortunately lasted about two hours, giving her ample time to work. Sometimes he would wake up.
When this happened, “I would simply put down my camera and play with him,” she said. “No need to rush, because the best ones were when he actually slept peacefully.”