King Tutankhamun Essay

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In November of 1922 King Tutankhamun grave was discovered by a man named Howard Carter. (because) of this, King Tutankhamun is the most reconized Pharoh that ever ruled over Egypt. He was given the throne at a young age, approximentaly nine years old. The reason for this was because the (succeding) ruler ,his father, passed away leaving the position as phaorah to his son. (Imagablly) it was challenging to rule Egypt, expecally at such a young age(;) therefore while Tutankhamun was young his Uncle Ay made the disicions in his place. King Tuttankhamun had a short rulling, due to his early death at the age of (eightteen). The reason for his death is (unknown), scientists have come to different ...view middle of the document...

He chose not to expand Egypt's boarders, he also failed to be victorious in battle like many of the pharoh's before him. However, he (desures) credit for his achievements, without them Egypt's religion may have calaseped) causing (rage in the people). His greatest acomplishment was bringing back the gods that had been forbidden by his father, this satified the egyptians who were against worshiping the one god, Aton. He also left his father's capital, Amarna, and created a new capital in Memphis and Thebes. After relocating the captial and (restoring) the old gods he hoasted parties to show his respect towards one of the gods,Amun. All of this happened while Tutankhamun was only a child, therefore Ay (most likey) made these decisions for him. Therefore Tutankhamun may be credited for a great accomplishment he did not aquire. Today he is the most recognized pharoh to ever rule over Egypt. The reason for his fame is not because of his failures or accomplishments, it was the discovery of his tomb in 1922 that displayed ancient artifacts and riches that (esclated) his fame from (unfamious) to recognized throughout the world.
Tutankhamun's tomb was filled with treasure, infact there has yet to be a tomb discovered that can match the riches of Tutankhamun's. Priceless artifacts, vases, jewelry, statues, weapons, and over two-thousand other treasures were discovered. when describing the tomb (dicorerers name)'s said “At first I could see nothing, the hot air escaping from the chamber causing the candle flames to flicker, but presently, as my eyes grew accustomed to the light, details of the room within emerged slowly from the mist, strange animals, statues and gold - everywhere the glint of gold.” It's hard to imagine why so many riches were burried without the...

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