King Tutankhamen King Tut is not famous for anything he did during his reign, he is famous for all the treasures of his that were found in his tomb King Tut’s Family Father was Akhenaton who was a famous pharaoh because he changed Egypt from polytheists to monotheists. Mother was a noblewoman named Kiya Stepmother was Nefertiti His wife was Ankesenpaaten, who was also his half- sister He had two daughters who both His Childhood He was taught to worship one god-Aten Played ball, and with animal toys Played leap frog and piggy back Played with Sports He hunted and fished Archery, spear throwing and riding chariots Food Ate at low tables and used fingers to eat Ate beef, goat, antelope, gazelle, pelican, and fish Ate bread that was flavored with honey, nuts and dates Drank beer and wine His Palace He was raised in a brand new palace in Armana Tiles covered the floors The palace had courtyards, dining rooms, kitchens, bathrooms, servants rooms Outside of the palace was stables, ponds, trees His Schooling He attended Prince School Received lessons in math, reading, writing, history, geometry, astronomy, music, science and medicine His Clothes He wore the finest linen which was draped around his body The higher the status, the more clothes and makeup they wore He wore a lot of eye makeup Wore a lot of jewelry His Hair Children had shaved heads except for one long lock that hung at the side. When he hit puberty his “lock of Youth” was shaved Timeline 1343 BC Tutankhamen was born 1334 BC Tut was made pharaoh of Egypt when he was only 9 years old 1334 BC Tut married his half-sister Ankhesenpaaten 1331 BC Restored Egypt to polytheism 1330 BC- 1325 BC Tut and his wife had 2 children, both are stillborn Timeline 1325 BC Tut died at the age of 19. He reigned for just 9 years and his death remains a mystery 1922 AD Howard Carter discoverers Tut’s tomb 1925 AD The inner coffin is opened revealing his Tut’s mummy Can you identify some of these artifacts??
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