King Tut's still-born baby girl found in his tomb. DNA tests also found she had Marfan Syndrome. One other baby was found w/the king that was much smaller then this one. These two tiny babies are the only examples of mummified fetuses in ancient Egypt

King Tut's still-born baby girl found in his tomb. DNA tests also found she had Marfan Syndrome. One other baby was found w/the king that was much smaller then this one. These two tiny babies are the only examples of mummified fetuses in ancient Egypt

The smile that lasted 3,000 years - King Tut's mummy goes on display for first…

The smile that lasted 3,000 years - King Tut's mummy goes on display for first time

The smile that lasted 3,000 years - King Tut's mummy goes on display for first…

Egyptian Jewels from King Tut's Tomb. Crook and flail, symbolizing Pharaoh's rule over Egypts agricultural industry (life) and military might (strength).

Egyptian Jewels from King Tut's Tomb. Crook and flail, symbolizing Pharaoh's rule over Egypts agricultural industry (life) and military might (strength).

Facts About King Tut -Often described as the 'Boy King of Egypt', King Tutankhamun ruled the empire for a very short term. It is believed that his reign was too short and uneventful to leave a mark in the history of ancient Egypt. However, with the discovery of his tomb and its fabulous treasures, the Pharaoh's name became famous overnight. The 3000-year-old mummy was the only clue to the life and death of King Tutankhamun

Surprising Facts About the Boy Pharaoh King Tutankhamun

Facts About King Tut -Often described as the 'Boy King of Egypt', King Tutankhamun ruled the empire for a very short term. It is believed that his reign was too short and uneventful to leave a mark in the history of ancient Egypt. However, with the discovery of his tomb and its fabulous treasures, the Pharaoh's name became famous overnight. The 3000-year-old mummy was the only clue to the life and death of King Tutankhamun

Panel from the back of Tutankhamun's golden throne, discovered in his tomb in the Valley of the Kings

Panel from the back of Tutankhamun's golden throne, discovered in his tomb in the Valley of the Kings

Howard Carter opening the sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun, Feb 1924. Howard Carter had worked in Egypt for 31 years before he found King Tut's tomb - one that had lain nearly undisturbed for over 3,000 years. What lay within astounded the world.

Howard Carter opening the sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun, Feb 1924. Howard Carter had worked in Egypt for 31 years before he found King Tut's tomb - one that had lain nearly undisturbed for over 3,000 years. What lay within astounded the world.

*KING TUTANKHAMUN: 2 of the bracelets found on Tatankhamun's arms. The massive rigid hinged gold example (a) has a cylinder of turquoise inset into a plaque smothered w/ applied wire + granulation. The other ()b) has a flexible strap of gold + glass beads attached to the circular gold plaque, also highly decorated, w/ a central lapis lazuli inset. From the tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, W. Thebes, 18th Dynasty 13345-1325 B.C.

*KING TUTANKHAMUN: 2 of the bracelets found on Tatankhamun's arms. The massive rigid hinged gold example (a) has a cylinder of turquoise inset into a plaque smothered w/ applied wire + granulation. The other ()b) has a flexible strap of gold + glass beads attached to the circular gold plaque, also highly decorated, w/ a central lapis lazuli inset. From the tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, W. Thebes, 18th Dynasty 13345-1325 B.C.

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