In 1922, Carter finally discovers the tomb, and untold riches within. But Egyptian officials try to seize the treasure, bankrupting the dig. The discovery of Carter's affair with Evelyn threatens to ruin Carnarvon's friendship with Carter.
Leo and Tom have an unusual commission. They're to paint the wedding portrait of Petronella, the unhappiest bride they've ever seen. Small wonder when they meet her husband to be, the evil loan-shark, Lucio.