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Who is Tutankhamun?


Tutankhamun is one of the most famous pharaohs of ancient Egypt from the eighteenth dynasty, and upon returning to the ancient Egyptian language we find that the name Tutankhamen means the living image of the god Amon

Who is Tutankhamun


Tutankhamun received his rule at an early age, as he was nine years old, and because he was too young to assume power himself, there had to be two assistants for him, namely: Horemheb, i.e., in addition to a group of government employees alongside the North and South Ministers. And scholars believe that Tutankhamun ruled Egypt for a period ranging between 8-10 years, and he is considered the golden pharaoh, and he enjoyed wide fame except that this fame was not related to his victories in wars, but rather to the treasures found in his tomb and not subjected to any damage, except On his death, the cause of which is unknown and unknown

The marriage of Tutankhamun

Tutankhamun married after assuming power in Egypt, and his marriage was to his half-sister who is the daughter of Queen Nefertiti, and the king's marriage to his sister was not a strange matter for the kings in ancient Egypt, as it was customary for the king to marry his sister in order to preserve the king's throne and to preserve On royal blood, in addition to their belief that the king and the queen are deities, and it was natural for the god to marry his sister, but this custom was not common to the common people. Tracking the treasures of Tutankhamun notices the life of luxury and love that he used to live with his wife, as some evidence showed that his relationship with his wife was a relationship of love since they were young
The causes of the death of Tutankhamun

There are many opinions and beliefs about the death of Tutankhamun: the effects of the fractures on his skull and bone of his thigh made scientists believe that his death was not natural, but that he was a victim of a conspiracy and subjected to assassination, but the report issued by the team responsible for studying the cause of Tutankhamun’s death is clear That his death was not the result of an assassination, there is no evidence of this, but that blood poisoning due to inflammation resulting from a fracture of the femur is the main cause of his death. Non


The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb

 Thanks to the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb to the British scientist Howard Carter in 1922 AD in Luxor in the Valley of the Kings, he found a large collection of artifacts, approximately 5,000 artefacts, and Howard noticed the existence of a cellar while he was digging and excavating at the beginning of the tunnel Who connected to the tomb of King Ramesses the Fourth, and continued excavations and excavations until he reached the tomb of Tutankhamun, and the room containing his mausoleum is decorated with drawings depicting the story of his move to the world of the dead

Who is Tutankhamun


The process of accessing Tutankhamun's mummy was not an easy process, as it was surrounded by three coffins of gold, so Howard resorted to cutting these coffins, and after cutting them he found that Tutankhamun's mummy was surrounded by a shroud of gold, and it was difficult to remove it from the shroud that was Covering the mummy, he cut the golden shroud and divided it into two parts, and after removing the golden shroud as well as the silk shroud he found the mummy of Tutankhamun, and she adorns all her jewelry of rings, necklaces, and a golden crown


The treasures of Tutankhamun

 In the tomb of Tutankhamun, there are many treasures and personal belongings that were his property from his childhood until he received the judgment and his death, in the tomb of Tutankhamun some of his games, in addition to tools for writing of colors and palettes, other than the jewelry that adorned the mummy of Tutankhamen, Among the most important of these treasures


The sun god necklace: This pendant is one of a distinctive and rare group of jewelry and jewelry found in the tomb of Tutankhamun, and the sun god pendant is one of the jewelry that is associated with the ceremony of the assumption of the king
To rule, it is currently located in the Egyptian Museum in the Egyptian capital, Cairo

Trumpet Amon Trumpet: Another treasure that the British scientist Howard has found is a trumpet made of silver, and this trumpet is important in military ceremonies and ceremonies as well as wars, and it is presently in the Egyptian Museum

A group of statues of King Tutankhamun: Of the treasures found in the tomb of Tutankhamen, a group of statues of him and the gods of the other world, numbering 32 statues, all made of gilded wood

Coffins and the Golden Mask: Of the treasures worthy of attention is the mask of the golden mummy of Tutankhamun, with a weight of 11 kg, which is decorated with a group of semi-precious stones

Tutankhamun jewelry collection: A large group of gold jewelry was found in the tomb of Tutankhamun, these pieces are decorated with semi-precious stones, and this collection includes various pieces of bracelets, bras, and rings, numbering up to 143 gold pieces

The importance of Tutankhamun's treasures

 The treasures of Tutankhamun are of great importance, and this importance had many reasons, among them

This group dates back to the most prosperous times of ancient Egypt, namely the period of the eighteenth dynasty, where the openness and strong cultural relations between Egypt and the Aegean region, as well as the Levant

Who is Tutankhamun


The collection of the treasures of Tutankhamun is considered the most complete and rare among the treasures of the other kings. It contains a large group of golden pieces of up to 358 pieces, including the golden mask, golden sarcophagus, and two sarcophagi of golden wood

These treasures contain a set of luggage and furniture belonging to the king, in addition to a group of symbols that are related to his burial, and these treasures are all found in Egypt. This treasure tells a lot about Tutankhamun’s life, from whom he learned about Tutankhamun’s love for hunting, as his relationship with his wife Ankun Amen was shown, and his happy life with her

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