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    On November 22, 1922 Howard Carter found Tutankhamen's (King Tut's) tomb.

    King Tut's grandmother Queen Tiye, the mother of Pharaoh Akhenaten. The hairpiece behind her is believed to have been made up of her own hair. It has not disintegrated because of the mummification process and the dry conditions within the tomb. She was the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep III

    King Tut’s golden sandals, C. 1324 B.C.

    King Tut's DNA results, Western European.

    This is an first photo of the gold coffin of Egyptian King Tutankhamun

    Tutankhamun's sarcophaguses. Egypt

    Tomb, Valley of the Kings, Egypt

    Hatsheput, 18th Dynasty, Female Pharaoh, Identified by a tooth in 2007. Daughter of Thutmose I

    "Can you see anything?" "Yes, wonderful things!" Howard Carter was the first person to look into King Tut's tomb.

    They were first cousins. Their mothers were sisters. They could almost pass as twins. Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and King George V of England. King George wanted to send help to save the family, but he was not supported by the English government.

    Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses

    entrance to King Tut's tomb

    *EGYPT ~ The earliest evidence of ancient dentistry we have is an amazingly detailed dental work on a mummy from ancient Egypt that archaeologists have dated to 2000 BCE

    Most Egyptian funerary mask are made of solid gold, but in 1939, an archaeologists named Pierre Montet discovered the royal tomb of the Pharaoh Psusennes, and found his entire sarcophagus to be of pure silver, the only one like it that has ever been discovered. Its discovery had little fan fare, because it was found on the eve of World War II, and Egyptologists didn't want the discovery to fall into enemy hands. There were many other reasures found in the tomb, like King Tut's was. It is r...

    First Ladies Nancy Reagan, Barbara Bush (standing, left to right), Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon, Rosalynn Carter, and Betty Ford (seated, left to right) at the dedication of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, November 1991

    In Ancient Egypt, a sarcophagus formed the external layer of protection for a royal mummy | Crystalinks: Ancient Egyptian Art, Painting, Sculpture

    excavation of the Sphinx, circa 1850.

    Ancient horses and Chariot unearthed. Photograph by Zhang Xiaoli, Xinhua To protect it from drying out, a worker sprays water onto a millennia-old chariot recently unearthed in the city of Luoyang in central China. Overall, 5 chariots and 12 horse skeletons were found in the tomb pit, according to China's state-sponsored Xinhua news service. Archaeologists believe the tomb was dug as part of the funeral rites of a minister or other nobleman during the Eastern Zhou dynasty period, about ...

    Hair of Mary Tudor, Queen of France, clipped from her head at the opening of her tomb in 1784 encased in a locket. The famous Tudor red hair.

    Scientists have for the first time - with the help of DNA - been able to identify this skull as belonging to  King Tut's father Akhenaten. He and Tutankhamun's mother (whose name is unknown, although her mummy has now been identified) were brother & sister.

    Legendary sharpshooter, Annie Oakley (August 13, 1860 – November 3, 1926)