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  • King Tutankhamen
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    The death of Pharaoh On a balmy November day in 1922 one of the greatest archeological finds ever would be made. It all started with the discovery of a single rough cut stone step, the first in a staircase that would lead to the most celebrated tomb of modern times. Howard Carter's discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamen would capture popular attention like no other discover before or after it. With each item brought from the tomb the public wanted to know more and more about the boy-king of Egypt....
  • Tomb Of King Tut
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    King Tutankhamen The Boy King King Tutankhamen, or King Tut, was one of the youngest kings to reign over any country. 'The Boy King' is best remembered for his magnificent funeral treasures, including his elaborate golden burial mask. King Tut achieved a measure of immortality through his glittering burial treasures. King Tut was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty who reigned from about 1348 to 1339 BC. His name can be spelled a variety of ways including Tutankhamen, Tutankhamen, or Tutankh...
  • Four Rooms Of The Tomb
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    What does the tomb of tutankhamen and its contents show about the Egyptian concern for the afterlife Tutakhamen's tomb, and the artifacts inside are an indication of the concern the Ancient Egyptians held for the after-life of their king. In 26th Nov. 1922, the English archaeologist Howard Carter opened the virtually intact tomb of a largely unknown pharaoh: Tutankhamen. This was the first, and to date the finest royal tomb found virtually intact in the history of Egyptology. It took almost a de...
  • Mysterious Pharaoh Of Egypt King Tutankhamen
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    King Tutankhamen: The Mysterious Pharaoh of Egypt King Tutankhamen was not an important pharaoh, or a successful one. However, he is the most famous pharaoh, thanks to the incredible and exciting discovery of his tomb by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon in 1922 1. The young pharaohs tomb may not have been the biggest, most elaborate tomb, but he and his family had at their command the wealth of the greatest period of Egyptian history 2. King Tutankhamens fame today is due to his tomb and what wa...
  • Old Tutankhaten On The Throne Of Egypt
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    Tutankhamen was born Tutankhaten in Malata, a palace in the south of Egypt. To this day, his parents is unknown, but most historians believe he is the son of the old Pharaoh Amenhotep and his chief wife, Queen Time. Tutankhaten was born at a time of political turmoil because Amenhotep's regent and successor, Tutankhaten's older brother, Akhenhaten was a religious misbeliever whose beliefs divided the country. The Ancient Egyptians were polytheistic, which means they believed in more than one god...

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