King Tutankhamen (or Tutankhamun) ruled Egypt as pharaoh for 10 years until his death at age 19, around B.C. Although his rule was notable for. Tutankhamun also known as King Tut was a minor King. He died when he was only nineteen years old, but the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun and its fabulous wealth has made King Tut one of the most famous Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt. Tutankhamun, also spelled Tutankhamen and Tutankhamon, original name Tutankhaten, byname King Tut, (flourished 14th century bce), king of ancient Egypt.


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Valley of the Kings: The coffins and king tut biography sarcophagus were surrounded by four text-covered shrines of hammered gold over wood, which practically filled the burial chamber.


Their sanctuaries were as non-existent and their courts were used as roads If anyone made a prayer to a god for advice he would never respond. King tut biography relations with other kingdoms had been neglected, and Tutankhamun sought to restore them, in particular with the Mitanni.

Evidence of his success is suggested by the gifts from various countries king tut biography in his tomb. Despite his efforts for improved relations, battles with Nubians and Asiatics were recorded in his mortuary temple at Thebes.

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His tomb contained body armor and folding stools appropriate for military campaigns. However, given his youth and physical disabilities, which seemed to require the use of a cane in order to walk he died c. Between September and Octobervarious mummies were subjected to detailed anthropological, radiological, and genetic studies as part of king tut biography King Tutankhamun King tut biography Project.

The research showed that Tutankhamun also had "a slightly cleft palate " [22] and possibly a mild case of scoliosisa medical condition in which the spine deviates to the side from the normal position.

X-rays clearly show that the king suffered from Klippel—Feil syndromethe congenital fusion of any two of the cervical vertebrae. All seven vertebrae in his neck were completely fused together, so he was unable to move his head.

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The affliction may have forced Tutankhamun to walk with the use of a cane, many of which were found in his tomb. This is currently the oldest known genetic proof of the disease. More than one strain of the malaria parasite was found, indicating that Tutankhamun contracted multiple king tut biography infections.

According to National King tut biography"The malaria would have weakened Tutankhamun's immune system and interfered with the healing of his foot.


These factors, combined with the fracture in his king tut biography thighbone, which scientists had discovered inmay have ultimately been what killed the young king. The results indicated that his father was Akhenatenand that his mother king tut biography not one of Akhenaten's known wives but one of his father's five sisters.

The techniques used in the study, however, have been questioned.


While the treasures were incredible, the tomb was unusually small for a pharaoh's burial, containing only square meters 1, square feet of floor space.

This space is divided among the passage corridor, burial chamber, antechamber and two rooms now called the "annex" and the king tut biography.


Another hypothesis is that the tomb has two undiscovered chambers that were walled over when the boy king was buried and these chambers hold a king tut biography, so far undiscovered, burial.

A tomb within a tomb?

Nicholas Reeves, a professor at the University of Arizona, has found evidence that some of Tutankhamun's burial goods were re-used from Queen Nefertiti's tomb.

The gold death king tut biography the boy-king wore may have originally been made for Nefertiti.


Reeves also has king tut biography artifacts that had Nefertiti's name carefully erased and Tutankhamun's inserted. Reeves has further argued that Tutankhamun ended up being buried in a tomb that was originally meant for Queen Nefertiti and that when Tutankhamun died, the doorway to Nefertiti's tomb was walled over and Tutankhamun's tomb was constructed in a hurry.