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					King Tutankhamen
    (King Tut)
    By: Theresa
Who was King
Tutankhamen?
   King Tutankhamen is commonly known as
    “King Tut”. He is quite possibly the most
    famous pharaoh of the New Kingdom as
    well as being counted as 1 of archeology’s
    greatest discoveries. King Tut was buiried
    in the Valley of the Kings
King Tut, Family, and Birth
 the grandson of Amenhotep the third
 born to Amenhotep the fourth. He was the
  11th or 12th child of Amenhotep
 Born before the Golden Age of Egypt
 Name “Tutankhamen” means “living
  image of Aten”
The Life of the Boy King
 King Tut had a very short life.
 Was cared for by Maya, his maid
 Had spinal disease
 He was only 8 or 9 when he became king
 Was married to his half-sister and had 2
  girls
The Life of the Boy
King(continued)
 King Tutankhamen was thought to be
  murdered by one of his trusted officials
  because his skull was smashed in
 Died in mid-January,1343 B.C.
 The picture to the right
  is King Tut’s death
  mask
Why was King Tut so
Famous?
   King Tut was found
    by Howard Carter
    and Lord Carnarvon
    on November
    4th,1922 . Carter had
    been looking for Tut
    for almost 5 years
    before finding the
    entrance of his tomb!
This picture shows Carter and Lord
Carnarvon at the entrance to the
tomb.
King Tut’s Tomb’s Robbery
 King Tut’s tomb was only robbed once,
  shortly after he died
 King Tut’s tomb was almost in perfect
  condition
 Everything that was taken was soon
  replaced
This is a rough image of King Tut’s tomb
and how the tomb robbers were able to
get into it.
King Tut’s Tomb’s
Robbery(continued)
•The 1st room in the tomb was fake
•It had a hidden door that lead to the
burial chamber
•The picture to the
right is part of the
inside of King Tut’s
tomb after the
robbery
King Tut in the Sarcophagus

•King Tut was glued to the bottom of his
sarcophagus
•King Tut is being examined by Howard
Carter at
the right
•King Tut was
Encased by 3
coffins
References
 •www.hyperhistory.net/apwh/bios/b1kin
 gtut_plec.htm
 •Tutankhamen, the Mystery of the Boy
 King by: Zahi Hawass
 •www.gaurdians.net/egypt/tut1.htm
 •www.thenileandegypt.com/cairo.htm
 •www.site-ology.com/egypt/KT.HTM
 •www.touregypt.net

				
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