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  • Tutankhamun

    In any case, upon his death, Tutankhamun was buried in the Valley of the Kings (also called KV), a location where many respected pharaohs of the New Kingdom were also buried. Compared to the others, his tomb seems even smaller. This location was likely chosen in order to connect himself with the great kings of the past by proximity and publically indicate his authority even after death. It is also likely to have been a way to further establish Thebes as the capital city, the place that Akhenaten moved the capital away from and that Tutankhamun returned it to (Gardiner 1961:236). As mentioned prior, the artifacts that were either from or reflective of the Amarna Period were probably a way to connect himself better to his father, his true bloodline…

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  • King Tutankhamun Research Paper

    KING TUTANKHAMUN King Tutankhamun was born in 1341 BCE, in Circa and died in 1359 BCE. His tomb is in the Valley of Kings. He was part of ancient Egypt’s 18th dynasty. His name at birth was Tutankhaten (living image of Aten) and he changed it to Tutankhamun (living image of Amun) after becoming king. He is also known as “the Boy King” of ancient Egypt and King Tut. Experts believe he died because of a diseases like malaria and a gangrene infection from an injured leg. He died at the age of 19…

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  • The Funerary Mask Of King Tutankhamun

    The Funerary Mask of King Tutankhamun Ever heard the phrase Kings never die, well neither do Pharaohs. For year’s archeologist have been discovering tombs of pharaohs and their families trying to get an understanding of who they were. Many tombs of the pharaohs were ravaged through and amazing art was taken by tomb robbers but still they were able to find beautiful works of art and even funeral masks. Arguably the most famous mask to date is King Tutankhamun. Along with the mask there were many…

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  • Tutankhamun: The Death Of The King Tun

    Professor Harrison was asked to comment on the findings of the x-ray of the skull of Tutankhamun. He pointed out the presence at the base of thehead, close to the neck of an inexplicable density or dark area. This density could have been caused by a hemorrhage under the membranes overlapping the brain in this region. He gave his opinion that this could have been caused by a blow to the back of the head and this in turn could have been responsible for Tutankhamun’s death (Collins &…

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  • Tutankhamun: A Woman In Ancient Egypt

    Cairo city and focused on investigating Ancient Egypt, although her parent tried to prevent it. She accidently found information of Tutankhamun known as King Tut that began ruling at 9 and died at 18. That was so impressive with a little girl. Fortunately, her class had a chance to go to the tomb of King Tut and she didn’t…

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  • Tutankhamun's Tombs

    In Tutankhamun’s tomb, the artifacts were able to depict the lifestyle of kings in ancient Egypt. In his tomb, discoverers found many artifacts dating to over 3,000 years ago. The greatest treasure that laid inside the room, was the coffin of Tutankhamun. With a room untouched for thousands of years, scientists were able to study these artifacts to learn a lot of information especially about the lifestyle of kings in ancient Egypt. For historians, the life of Ancient Egypt during the New…

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  • Essay On Tutankhamen Death

    But before establishing any conclusions we must note that the validity of other theories must also be tested. Some scholars contemplate that Tutankhamen death was the end result of an infection which was he incurred through the falling from his chariot (“The Death or Murder of Tutankhamun”, n.d.). It has been presumed that the young pharaoh, while on a hunting expedition, fell from his chariot, and in this accident broke his leg which later became infected and this infection in due course…

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  • Tutankhamun Theory

    Looking over this subject, I have carefully constructed a theory that King Tutankhamun died gradually from an infected wound caused by a battle wound while walking home from the battle. The first piece of evidence that proves this is that x-rays reveal that Tutankhamun had no knee cap and multiple leg wounds which look as to have been made by a sharp point. Secondly, there are many chariots and arrows in his tomb which indicate his involvement in wars. Thirdly, there were several walking sticks…

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  • Tutankhamun Research Paper

    The Dagger of Tutankhamun was a symbol of power and authority for King Tut. It was made to protect King Tut in the afterlife, This is why it was buried with him in his tomb. The dagger depicted him as strong and powerful. Tutankhamun's dagger was a very unique dagger. It was made out of rare material which no ordinary Egyptian had. The dagger was crafted specifically for Tutankhamun out of precious metals only he could obtain. The ancient Egypt civilization was an independent and unified…

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  • Akhenaten's Religious Revolution

    period and the Amarna family scenes are more intimate than those from the reign of any other pharaoh. Jarus points out in his article that the recent research shows that the people that built his new city in the desert, paid a high price. People at Amarna suffered from nutritional deficiencies and high juvenile mortality rate. Furthermore, the researchers found out that “more than three-quarters of the adults had degenerative joint disease from hauling heavy loads and about two-thirds of these…

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