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The Curse of King Tut. How it Began. A man who funded the dig died shortly after they found the tomb. His name was Carnavon. Shortly after he died a city nearby lights went out. The media went crazy with stories of his death. They said Tut wanted revenge. How old is the Mystery?.

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how it began
How it Began
  • A man who funded the dig died shortly after they found the tomb.
  • His name was Carnavon.
  • Shortly after he died a city nearby lights went out.
  • The media went crazy with stories of his death.
  • They said Tut wanted revenge.
how old is the mystery
How old is the Mystery?
  • They found King Tuts tomb in 1922.
  • It has been 89 years since the tomb was found.
  • The curse started 4 years after WW1 ended.
  • It also started 17 years before WW2.
king tut
King Tut
  • King Tut is a 18th dynasty pharoh.
  • He inherited the throne around 10 years old.
  • He live for 19 years.
  • He was also more a ruler by figure than of wisdom.
where his tomb is
Where his tomb is
  • His tomb is in Egypt, Valley of the Kings.
  • Cario is nearby where the lights went out.
was king tut murdered
Was King Tut murdered?
  • Ay and Hormheb close servants may have killed him.
  • 1. Ay killed him because he knew he would inheret the throne if King Tut died.
  • 2. Hormheb killed him because King Tut was getting older.
  • Hormheb’s power was slipping away.
proof that the curse exists
Proof that the Curse Exists.
  • Lord Carnavon died shortly after the tomb was found.
  • Carnavon’s dog died at the same time as him.
  • He got bit by a mosquito and suffered high fever.
  • After he died the lights went out in a nearby city.
  • The city’s name is Cairo.
proof that the curse doesn t exist
Proof that the Curse doesn't Exist
  • There was a misread inscription.
  • It said “Death shall come on swift wings to him that toucheth the tomb of the Pharaoh”.
  • It is actually from a spell book of the dead.
  • The man who actually found the tomb didn’t die until he was 64.
  • His name is Howard Carter.
the curse
The Curse
  • If you get the curse you can die.
  • Also your pet may die too.
  • Carnavon died at the same time his dog died.
  • Howard Carter’s canary was killed by a cobra after they found the tomb.
my opinion
My Opinion
  • My opinion is that King Tut does want revenge and we should leave his tomb alone before someone else gets hurt or worse.
websites
Websites
  • Ancient Egypt | Ancient Egyptian Resource Center | Includes Pyramids, Pharaohs, Queens, and More! <http://www.kingtutone.com>.
  • Google Maps. <http://maps.google.com/>.
  • Google. <http://www.google.com/>.
  • Wikipedia. <http://www.wikipedia.org/>.
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