George Herbert, 8th Earl of Carnarvon (also known as Lord Carnarvon) is the great-grandson of the 5th Earl of Carnarvon, the man who, alongside Howard Carter, discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun. Today Lord Carnarvon carries on his great-grandfather's obsession with Ancient Egypt, regularly attending conferences and events across the world.
Lord Carnarvon helps run affairs at Highclere Castle, the lavish estate left to him on his father's death, with his wife Fiona, whom he married in 1999. Today the castle celebrates the life of his great-grandfather and the discovery of Tutankhamun with its own special Egyptian Exhibition. Real and replica relics tell the tale of the tomb, and original artefacts and photographs illustrate the life of the 5th Earl, who was an avid racing car driver and photographer, as well as pioneering explorer.