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Kara Plasko. King Tutankhamun. His short life and unexpected death!!!. The Crowning of a Young Pharaoh. He was crowned King or Pharaoh in 1332 B.C. He was nine years old. His wife Ankhesenamum or Ankhesenpaaten, who was also his half sister. Parents.

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king tutankhamun

Kara Plasko

King Tutankhamun

His short life and unexpected death!!!

the crowning of a young pharaoh
The Crowning of a Young Pharaoh
  • He was crowned King or Pharaoh in 1332 B.C. He was nine years old. His wife Ankhesenamum or Ankhesenpaaten, who was also his half sister.
parents
Parents
  • The parents of Tut, are supposedly King Akhenaton and Queen Kiya. Kiya was one of Akhenaton's secondary wives.
the death of a pharaoh
The Death of A Pharaoh
  • King Tut died in 1323 BC. There are 3 possible suspects for this “supposed” murder:

-His Wife

-Horemheb- Commander-in-chief in the army and Deputy of the king

-Ay- Chief Advisor

the hurried burial
The Hurried Burial
  • King Tutankhamen was buried in hurry. His tomb wasn’t even finished yet. The cause of this was his young death at the age of 18.
  • Although it is the smallest tomb of a pharaoh to be found, it holds the greatest treasures to ever be found in an ancient Egyptian tomb.
the discovery
The Discovery
  • Howard Carter discovered the tomb in 1923. It took 10 years to catalog, excavate, and transport all of the treasures.
the mummies curse
The Mummies Curse
  • The curse of Tutankhamen is a legend, at that. Lord Carnarvan was bit my a mosquito and got malaria and died, at the same time Carter’s bird was eaten by a King Cobra.
behind the mask
Behind the Mask

Tutankhamen's face has been revealed due to new technology, and effort.

credits
Credits
  • www.yahoo.com
  • http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/antenna/tutankhamun/111.asp
  • http://www.nationalgeographic.com/egypt/
  • http://www.civilization.ca/civil/egypt/egtut01e.html