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

Surprising Facts About the Boy Pharaoh King Tutankhamun

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 discov

What Period In History Do You Really Belong In

What Period In History Do You Really Belong In?

You got: Ancient Egypt You’re cooler than Cleopatra and terrific as Tutankhamun. You’re a dreamer who thinks big and acts bigger. After all, a life of luxury is grand, but people remember you in the afterlife by the size of your pyramid!

*EGYPTIAN:  This is the gold coffin of Egyptian King Tutankhamun, year  unknown.

This is the gold coffin of Egyptian King Tutankhamun, year unknown. (AP Photo) is an first photo of the gold coffin of Egyptian King Tutankhamun.

Plaque from the lid of a coffer showing Tutankhamun (c.1370-52 BC) and his wife Ankhesenamun in a garden, New Kingdom (painted ivory)

Plaque showing Tutankhamun and his wife Ankhesenamun in a garden - painted ivory, from New Kingdom period

Funerary bed from the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt

*EGYPT ~ Funerary bed from the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Egyptian Museum, Cairo,

Rear detail from Tutankhamun’s headdress (by Charles Frost). tutankhamun | Tumblr

Zoom-in close-up look at the detail on the back side of Tutankhamun's golden mask, Cairo Museum.

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Pharaoh Tutankhamun’s Golden Pectoral! The lustrous yellow-green scarab gemstone at the center was carved for him from a stone dug up from the Silica Glass Field, in the Saharan Desert of Libya and Egypt.

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