Facts About King Tut -Often described as the 'Boy King of Egypt', King Tutankhamun ruled the empire for a very short term. It is believed that his reign was too short and uneventful to leave a mark in the history of ancient Egypt. However, with the discovery of his tomb and its fabulous treasures, the Pharaoh's name became famous overnight. The 3000-year-old mummy was the only clue to the life and death of King Tutankhamun
The tomb of the pharaoh Tutankhamun for the first time on the 26 November 1922, there are four chambers, some of them filled to the roof with funerary objects of immeasurable value, destined to accompany the dead king on his journey into the hereafter. #tutankhamun #funeraryart #coffins #temples #monuments #touristattractions #valleyofthekings #pharaohs #statues #egypt #ancientegyptians
The seal on the tomb of King Tutankhamun, KV62, before it was opened by Howard Carter. Carter opened the burial tomb on February 16th, 1923. The Griffith Institute at Oxford has an incredible archive of the photographs of Harry Burton, taken during the Carter Expedition.