Why is Tutankhamun so famous?
Why is Tutankhamun so famous? The reason that Tutankhamun is so well known today is that his tomb, containing fabulous treasures, was found early this century (1922) by British archaeologists Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon.
What are 3 facts about Tutankhamun?
The scientists have focused on a fracture in Tuts left thigh bone as the most likely cause of death. The CT scan showed a thin coating of embalming resin around the leg break, suggesting that Tut broke his leg just before he died and that his death may have resulted from an infection or other complications.
How Tutankhamun was died?
During his reign, Tutankhamun accomplished little. However, his powerful advisers restored the traditional Egyptian religion, which had been set aside by his father, Akhenaten, who led the Amarna Revolution. After his death at age 19, King Tut disappeared from history until the discovery of his tomb in 1922.