King Tutankhamun Facts

Tutankham gold funerary mask
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Introduction - King Tutankhamun

In 1922 archaeologist Howard Carter would peer through an opening he had just uncovered into a small room which he had hoped would contain the tomb of King Tutankhamun (King Tut); when asked if he could see anything he stated "Yes, wonderful things". What he saw was indeed wonderful; a room glimmering with gold and priceless artifacts; he had made one of the most amazing discoveries in the history of archaeology; he had found the tomb of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh, the boy king, King Tutankhamun. Read on for a list of interesting facts about this discovery along with information on who King Tutankhamun was, why he is famous, and where he was buried. This information is written for both adults and kids to enjoy.

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Interesting King Tutankhamun Facts

Facts about the Discovery of King Tutankhamun's Tomb