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  • 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...
  • Tut's Tomb King
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    It's easy to understand why the Valley of the Kings was not discovered until the 1800's. It is located over a mountain ridge and in a secluded valley, miles from civilization. The Valley of the Kings contains approximately sixty-two excavated tombs, not all of which are royal. Some belonged to the privileged members of nobility and were not decorated. The earliest tombs of such kings as Thutmose I contained stairways, corridors, and right-angle bends; whereas, the latter tombs of such kings as R...
  • Tomb 5 About Ramesses
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    Egyptologists had lost interest in the site of tomb 5, which had been explored and looted decades ago. Therefore, they wanted to give way to parking lot. However, no one would have ever known the treasure that lay only 200 ft. from King Tut's resting place which was beyond a few rubble strewn rooms that previous excavators had used to hold their debris. Dr. Kent Weeks, an Egyptologists with the American University in Cairo, wanted to be sure the new parking facility wouldn't destroy anything imp...
  • Treasures In King Tuts Tomb
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    King Tutankhamun and His Treasures The ancient Egyptians were noted for many things, one of which would have been their artwork. Egyptians used many medians in their artwork that enhanced the details and beauty of every piece of art. Their artwork is fascinating and mysterious, which pulls in the viewer into wanting to learn more. One of the most important and unique Egyptian artworks belongs to King Tutankhamun, a young pharaoh of Egypt. A brief history of the discovery of King Tuts tomb and th...
  • Curses On The Tombs
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    In 1922, over 70 years ago, King Tut's tomb was finally discovered by Howard Carter, a British archeologist and George Hebert, also known as Lord Carnarvon. This was a historically significant discovery because inside these tombs were treasures from the ancient civilization of Egypt, and of course the mummy of King Tut. The tomb of the Egyptian Pharaoh, King Tut, is believed to contain a curse, but this theory is inaccurate due to the fact that the newspapers sensationalized events, Egyptians we...
  • Name King Tut That His Tomb
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    Matt Brockway James Evans Term Paper The Life and Curse of King Tut What comes to your mind when you hear the name King Tut That his tomb was one of the most well known archeological finds ever. Maybe that the so-called curse of King Tut comes to your mind. Whatever it is, we all know that he was once Pharaoh of Egypt. Without a doubt one of the most famous Pharaoh's of all time. But why do we know more about him than any other Pharaoh Why do they think that there is a curse associated with the ...

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