Professor Sanders-Hardiman
Character information
Name(s): Professor Sanders-Hardiman
Hair: Black
Nationality: British (English)
Occupation: Archaeologist
Affiliation: Sanders-Hardiman Expedition
Status: Alive
Behind the scenes
First Appearance: The Seven Crystal Balls
Last Appearance: Prisoners of the Sun

Professor Sanders-Hardiman (French: Professeur Sanders-Hardtmut) is a scientific scholar from an un-named European University.


He featured in The Seven Crystal Balls and Prisoners of the Sun as the leader of the ill-fated Sanders-Hardiman Expedition, which bears his name. Like the other members of that expedition he fell victim to an Incan curse, just after he had finished translating the prophecy of that very curse, which put him into a coma. He was eventually awakened after the curse was lifted after Tintin and Captain Haddock traveled to Peru in search of Professor Calculus, and Rupac Inca Hucao destroyed the waxes of the members of the expedition.

Hardiman ill

Sanders-Hardiman in his ill state