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"Yes... wonderful things..."

 

The words of the discoverer of Tutankhamun's tomb discoverer, Howard Carter. King Tutankhamun is one of the most famous of Egypt's rulers, called the boy king for his youth. His solid gold mask is one of the most precious artefacts ever discovered and one of Egypt's most known images;

 

Pharaohs were considered living gods by the Egyptians, and Tutankhamun was not the only Pharaoh to be buried in the Valley of the Kings, where rooms were carved out of the cliffside rock. But over the centuries, the treasures were robbed and lost, all but Tutankhamuns...find out why in this guided tour of the burial chamber of 'King Tut' and an explanation of his golden mask. You'll find out some fascinating facts about what Howard Carter discovered - the Egyptians even put packed lunches in his tomb so he could have snacks in the afterlife!;

 

 

The Discovery of KING TUT | The Antechamber

In November 1922, after five years of searching, Howard Carter and his patron Lord Carnarvon finally discovered the last resting place of Tutankhamun. His to...

The Discovery of KING TUT | The Burial Chamber and Treasury

In November 1922, after five years of searching, Howard Carter and his patron Lord Carnarvon finally discovered the last resting place of Tutankhamun. His to...

The Discovery of KING TUT | The Gold Mask

The gold mask of Tutankhamun is recognized as one of the world's most famous works of art. Made of solid gold and weighing some 25 pounds, it's a masterpiece...

On PurpleMash, you'll find Day 25 - Tutankhamun's Tomb (or you can do it as written work) - where you can tell me what you've learned about the discovery of King Tut's tomb and what historians found out about it. Have a look at the prompt questions on the left hand side - I want to know the 5Ws and 1H!
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