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it was believed that all royal tombs had been robbed and drained of their treasure. was a pharaoh who accomplished little in his life.INTRODUCTION Tutankhamun. however. It was discovered November 4. King Tut·s tomb was a major discovery of the 19th century. 1922 in the Valley of the Kings by Howard Carter. He did not expand Egypt·s borders nor enjoy triumphant victories like the many pharaohs before him. It was a phenomenal discovery that made headlines across the world. he is the most recognized and probably the most famous pharaoh today. But why is he so famous? This answer can be attributed to the discovery of his tomb and his elaborate treasure. Up until the discovery of King Tut·s tomb. . or better known as King Tut.
Horemheb records that the King appointed him Lord of the land as Hereditary Prince to maintain law and how he could also calm the young King when his temper flared in the palace. presumably including General Horemheb.KINGDOM Cartouches of his birth and throne names are displayed between rampant Sekhmet lioness warrior images (perhaps with his head) crushing enemies of several ethnicities. . the Vizier Ay and Maya the "Overseer of the Treasury". the king must have had very influential advisors. while Nekhbet flies protectively above Given his age.
It is believed that Akhenaten and a lesser wife named Kiya were the parents of Tutankhaten. Tutankhaten became a Boy King at the age of about nine. yet he was a short lived and fairly insignificant ruler during a transitional period in history. as Tutankhamun was known at first. Due to his young age. one of the daughters of Akhenaten and Nefertiti. After the ousting of the Aten power base they changed their names to Tutankhamun and Ankhesenamun to reflect the return to favour of the Amun hierarchy. Tutankhamun would not have been responsible for the real decision making. Little was known of Tutankhamun prior to Howard Carters methodical detective work. but the discovery of his tomb and the amazing contents it held ultimately ensured this boy king of the Immortality he sought. He married a slightly older Ankhesenpaaten. .Tutankhamen¶s family King Nebkheperura Tutankhamun (King Tut for short) is probably the most famous of all the Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt. Soon after the deaths of Akhenaten and Smenkhkare.
There is evidence of an injury to the skull that had time to partly heal. He soon obliterated evidence of the reigns of Akhenaten. Tut¶s Face After Discoveri Ing tut . or perhaps he was murdered. He may have suffered an accident.. possibly 1325 B. Ay became Pharaoh and took Ankhesenamun as his queen to legitimise his rule. Ay ruled for only four years and after his death Horemheb grabbed power. Tutankhamun and Ay and substituted his own name on many monuments.Sometime around the ninth year of Tutankhamun's reign. What happened to her after that is not known.C. Due to Tutankhamun having no heirs. such as falling from his horse-drawn chariot. Ay oversaw Tutankhamun's burial arrangements which lasted 70 days. he died. No one knows.
Tut and his wife .
Compiled bySmit Sanghvi Ramya Patel Kanupriya Pooja Aena Bhattacharya SALONEE SAHA .