Pharaohs King Tut was a fascinating pharaoh at most. There isn’t much on who king Tut was or when

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Pharaohs King Tut was a fascinating pharaoh at most. There isn’t much on who king Tut was or when he was born or how he died. But some people have dedicated there lives to find out who he was. He was born during the Golden Age. He became king a surprisingly young age. He achieved many things and had an important job. His death was and still is a mystery to most. It was said he wasn’t in his original tomb. But he was eventually found. King Tut became a Pharaoh at a really young age and he had many achievements but died at a relatively young age. (Hawass 29-56) King Tut was born during the Golden Age in Egypt. He was thought to be originally named Tutankhaten which means “living image of the Aten.” It is also believed that he is the…show more content…
(Hawass 29-56) He also continued the building of Amenhotep the third the colonnades. He built a pair of granite lions to signify he was king (php BB). When he became king he had started to build a royal tomb in valley of kings (Hawass 29-56). King Tut died surprisingly died between the age of eighteen and twenty- two. No one knows for sure how he died exactly. When the mummy of King Tut was found, he had a CT scan done. It showed that he had a break in his left leg above the knee and his left knee cap was detached. It also showed that he had a blunt object hit the back of his head but the researchers say that did not kill him. Some say he most likely died from natural causes or diseases. But most disagree, they believe he was murdered. (Hawass 29- 56) Kings tut was put in his tomb with plenty of riches. On the pure gold mask the eyebrows were made of lapis lazuli, and his eyes were white quartz and black obsidian. His ears were pierced for earrings but they were never put in. His mummy was placed in a coffin of solid gold. There were thirteen layers incasing the mummy. Sarcophagus was the very bottom layer. The top of the sarcophagus lid contained King Tut in his coffin. Then on top of that there were three levels of shrine. (Hawass 29-56) In November of 1922 Howard Carter found King Tut’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings. He sent telegrams to his good friend saying he thinks he found the tomb of the young King tut. He stated that it had been

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