Chances are high that the tomb of ancient egypt's boy-king tutankhamun has passages to a hidden chamber, which may be the last resting place of queen nefertiti, experts say nefertiti, thought to. The egyptian pharaoh had a 10-year reign over 3,300 years ago, and the search for a hidden chamber in his tomb started after nicholas reeves, a british egyptologist, suggested in 2015 queen. Akhenaten: alien king — ancient egypt | nefertiti | tutankhamun in the fifth year of his reign, the king arrived at the site of the new city akhetaten (now. The most famous egyptian pharaoh today is, without doubt, tutankhamun however, before the spectacular discovery of his almost intact tomb in the valley of the kings in november 1922, tutankhamun was only a little known figure of the late 18th dynasty.
King tut was nicknamed the boy king because he began his reign when he was only nine years old 2 tutankhamun died when he was only 18 , and his body was mummified, which is how the ancient egyptians preserved their dead. Biography and accomplishments: background to the life of tutankhamun - the chaotic reign of one of his predecessors, akhenaten, radically changed ancient egypt from a polytheistic religion, with many gods, to monotheism (the worship of one god. Sandals found at the tomb of tutankhamun find this pin and more on footwear of ancient egypt by thehegab sandals found at the tomb of tutankhamun see more. King tut, as tutankhamun is popularly known, is probably the most famous figure from ancient egyptian history the discovery of his intact tomb in the valley of the kings in 1922 by howard carter set off a wave of renewed interest in ancient egypt and began the era of modern egyptian tourism.
Tutankhamun the boy king and the discovery of his tomb out during his short reign were taken and renamed by his successors were found in tutankhamun's. The discovery of king tutankhamun's tomb has greatly impacted egyptian archeology although king tutankhamun was a young ruler, his tomb was well preserved this factor is what caused the tomb to be such a find. As tutankhamun began his reign at age 9, his vizier and eventual successor ay was probably making most of the important political decisions during tutankhamun's reign nonetheless, tutankhamun is, in modern times, the most famous of the pharaohs, and the only one to have a nickname in popular culture ( king tut . Some 90 years after the british egyptologist howard carter discovered his intact tomb in the valley of the kings on the west bank at luxor, the ancient egyptian boy king tutankhamun continues to. Peter a clayton, chronicle of the pharaohs: the reign-by-reign record of the rulers and dynasties of ancient egypt , 2006 nicholas reeves, the complete tutankhamun: the king, the tomb, the royal treasure , 1990.
Akhenaten (/ ˌ æ k ə ˈ n ɑː t ən / also spelled echnaton, akhenaton, ikhnaton, and khuenaten meaning effective for aten), known before the fifth year of his reign as amenhotep iv (sometimes given its greek form, amenophis iv, and meaning amun is satisfied), was an ancient egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty who ruled for 17 years. The excavation and discovery of tutankhamun's tomb was as a result of the efforts of the archaeologist howard carter and his team carter's discovery of the tomb came by finding steps to the burial near the entrance to the tomb ramses vi. The discovery of tutankhamun's tomb nearly a century ago ignited our fascination with the egyptians and made his iconic mask famous but who actually was king tut, where is his final resting place. Kids learn about the biography of tutankhamun of ancient egypt the pharaoh and boy king famous for the treasures of his tomb ancient egyptian biography for kids: tutankhamun.
The origins museum institute presents tutankhamun against the entire pantheon of ancient egyptian his reign, the pharaoh changed his name from. Tutankhamun was an egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled ca 1332 bc - 1323 bc in the conventional chronology), during the period of egyptian history known as the new kingdom he is popularly referred to as king tut his original name, tutankhaten, means living image of aten, while. The find could shed new light on the tumultuous 18th dynasty, which was the first dynasty to reign ancient egypt during its new kingdom period the latest dig in the valley of monkeys in search of the tomb of ankhesenamun has been sponsored by the discovery channel.
The discovery of the tomb of tutankhamun caused a sensation and raised the profile of ancient egypt with modern tourists and scholars his tomb had been robbed at least twice before its discovery by howard carter but based on the items taken (including perishable oils and perfumes) and the evidence. The tomb was broken into twice during the reign of ay and resealed and then, because horemheb had erased tutankhamun's name from the records, the tomb was overlooked by grave robbers and remained intact until its discovery in the 20th century ce hawass writes, by effectively wiping the name of tutankhamun from the annals of the pharaohs. Specialists believe two rooms might be hidden inside the tomb of egyptian pharaoh tutankhamun, which was built some 3,300 years ago in the valley of the kings in luxor here are key facts about. This portrait of tutankhamun explains how, through the preservation of his tomb, the life and times of the young pharaoh have been discovered, in a study that describes diverse aspects of ancient egypt and its culture.