Tutankhamen (reigned 1361-1352 bc), the twelfth king of the eighteenth egyptian dynasty, became the most famous of the pharaohs when his treasure-filled tomb was discovered in the 20th century the parentage of tutankhamen is unknown. The most famous egyptian pharaoh today is, without doubt, tutankhamun however, before the spectacular discovery of his almost intact tomb in the valley of the kings in november 1922, tutankhamun was only a little known figure of the late 18th dynasty. Nonetheless, tutankhamun is the most famous pharaoh of the pharaoh egyptian pharaoh who mastered before, and only one to have a nickname in popular culture (king tut) discovery of his tomb in 1922 by howard carter received worldwide press coverage and sparked a new public interest in ancient egypt. Ay, also spelled aye, (flourished 14th century bce), king of ancient egypt (reigned 1323–19 bce) of the 18th dynasty, who rose from the ranks of the civil service and the military to become king after the death of tutankhamen. Facts about tutankhamun, the ancient egyptian king who ruled egypt from approximately 1336-1327 bce and died at the age of around 18 in november 1922, howard carter and lord carnarvon discovered tutankhamun's near-intact tomb in the valley of the kings.
Tutankhamun was an egyptian pharaoh who was buried in a lavish tomb filled with gold artifacts in the valley of the kings his tomb, given the modern-day name kv 62, was discovered in 1922 by an. Tutankhamun (sometimes called king tut) was a pharaoh of ancient egypt from about 1334 bc to 1323 bc he became pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (royal family) during the new kingdom at 9 years old tutankhamun is one of the most well known ancient egyptian kings in modern times. Tutankhamun tutankhamun or “king tut” is probably the most well-known egyptian pharaoh one of the reasons is that his burial tomb is one of the few that was discovered with everything still in it. Tutankhamun was an egyptian pharaoh who lived between roughly 1343 bc and 1323 bc often called the boy-king, he ascended the throne at around the age of 10 today he's most famous for his.
King tut is the popular name of tutankhamun, an egyptian pharaoh who reigned from approximately 1332 bc to 1323 bc king tut became a worldwide phenomenon in the 1920s when his almost perfectly intact tomb was discovered by egyptologist howard carter. The discovery of the nearly intact tomb of tutankhamun in 1922 made him the most famous pharaoh and brought about a renewed interest in ancient egypt he became popularly known as king tut and the world was griped in a craze known as tutmania. The first image that comes to mind when most people think about egypt is the pyramids of giza today, they are popular tourist attractions but also symbols of the power of pharaohs — the highest. A journey to ancient egypt exploring and learn about the golden king tutankhamun’s tomb and history of the king tutankhamun the boy king was an egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty, during the period of egyptian history known as the new kingdom 1332 to 1323 bce , king tut is chiefly known for his intact tomb, discovered in egypt’s valley.
Howard carter (9 may 1874 – 2 march 1939) was a british archaeologist and egyptologist who became world-famous after discovering the intact tomb (designated kv62) of the 18th dynasty pharaoh, tutankhamun (colloquially known as king tut and the boy king), in november 1922. Tutankhamun (/ ˌ t uː t ən k ɑː ˈ m uː n / alternatively spelled with tutenkh-, -amen,-amon) was an egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled c 1332–1323 bc in the conventional chronology), during the period of egyptian history known as the new kingdom or sometimes the new empire period. The world of archaeology was electrified last year by the news that tutankhamun’s tomb could contain hidden chambers possibly containing the remains and riches of queen nefertiti it was a story.
File photo - view of the treasury chamber of pharaoh tutankhamun's tomb ahead of the opening of a major exhibition on the ancient egypt called 'tutankhamun, his tomb and his treasures' in paris. The opening of the mouth scene in tutankhamen's tomb pharaoh aye is shown performing the ceremony after the death of king tutankhamen, queen ankhesenamen wrote to the king of the hittites and asked him to send her one of his sons the complete royal families of ancient egypt, london 2004 malek, j, magee, d, and miles, e,. The discovery of the tomb of tutankhamun caused a sensation and raised the profile of ancient egypt with modern tourists and scholars his tomb had been robbed at least twice before its discovery by howard carter but based on the items taken (including perishable oils and perfumes) and the evidence.
King tut is chiefly known for his intact tomb, discovered in egypt's valley of the kings in 1922 since then, his remains have held millions in awe over the mystery of his life and death king. Howard carter, arthur callender and an egyptian worker opening the doors of the innermost shrine and getting their first look at tutankhamun’s sarcophagus, january 4, 1924 3. The tomb’s vast hoard of artifacts and treasure, intended to accompany the king into the afterlife, revealed an incredible amount about royal life in ancient egypt, and quickly made king tut the.