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History of Tutenkhamun

History of Tutenkhamun

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If you are doing a research paper or is simply interested in knowing more about the historiclly famous but mysterious Tutenkhamun, the young egyptian king who died at a young age, this is the presentation for you to watch
If you are doing a research paper or is simply interested in knowing more about the historiclly famous but mysterious Tutenkhamun, the young egyptian king who died at a young age, this is the presentation for you to watch

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History of Tutankhamun
 
Before Tut’s reign
 
By the time Tutankhamun was born,Egypt had been a superpower for almosttwo centuries.
The nation itself had been formed about1,600 years earlier, and the great pyramidsat Giza were already ancient edifices morethan one thousand years old.
King Tutankhamun had indeed inheriteda mighty country, rich in resources, power,and history.
 
Tutankhamun's Royal Predecessors
 
A few highlights of the more famous rulers from this Dynasty include:
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Ahmose
Founder of the New Kingdom and the 18th Dynasty, Ahmose completed the
defeat of the Hyksos, who had invaded Egypt almost 100 years earlier.
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Tuthmosis I
He was the first pharaoh to carve his tomb into the rocky slopes of the Valley
of the Kings, where King Tutankhamun’s tomb was later built.
 
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Thuthmosis III
This pharaoh is remembered as a mighty military leader who enlarged theEgyptian empire to its greatest extent.
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Hatshepsut
One of the few female pharaohs, she built many famous structures, such as
her mortuary temple at Deir el Bahri.
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Amenhotep II
The king who created one of the first known peace treaties, Amenhotop IIushered in a golden age of stability and
prosperity
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