In ultimate tut, a special two-part secrets of the dead, egyptologist chris naunton mounts the most comprehensive investigation ever undertaken to build the ultimate picture of tutankhamun. King tutankhamun ruled from 1333 to 1324 bc, during the period of ancient egyptian history known as the new kingdom though he is possibly the most well-known of the egyptian pharaohs, many mysteries still exist about the life, death and parentage of king tut. After the death of his unpopular father, he changed his name to tutankhamun which means 'the living image of amun his father had paid so much attention to making changes that he had moved the center of government to another city and ignored all of the foreign policies.
King tutankhamen (or tutankhamun) ruled egypt as pharaoh for 10 years until his death at age 19, around 1324 bc although his rule was notable for reversing. Find death mask of tutankhamun stock images in hd and millions of other royalty-free stock photos, illustrations, and vectors in the shutterstock collection. A new analysis of tutankhamun's golden death mask has led to a radical new theory - the mask was originally made for nefertiti, step mother of tutankhamun, as a co-regent to her husband.
Tut's age at death has been variously estimated down through the years as anywhere between seventeen to twenty-seven years (hawass 2005: 33) the ct scans in 2005 placed the estimate at eighteen or nineteen years of age at death, on which most researchers agree today. It all stacked up it was all circumstantial evidence as such, but frequently that is all that investigators of ancient mysteries have to go on and yet, the most recent findings on the death of king tut (tutankhamun) seem to conclusively indicate that he died of natural causes, rather than being. King tut's untimely death was probably accidental for years, it was speculated that king tut's death at age 19 came courtesy of a blow to the head, inflicted, perhaps, by a murderous rival. 5 unsolved mysteries of king tut's tomb a recent imaging scan hints at hidden chambers that could offer insights into questions surrounding the life and death of the boy pharaoh and his place in.
Tutankhamen was a man of fashion, reported the manchester guardian in the 1920s the entire contents of tutankhamen's tomb can be seen as a portrait of the dead king but can this mask be called. The discovery of tutankhamun's mummy revealed that he was about 17 when he died and was likely to have inherited the throne at the age of eight or nine he is thought to have been the son of. King tutankhamen died 3,336 years ago, at just 19 years old, and death has always been somewhat mysterious after howard carter found his tomb in 1922, theories from murder to epilepsy, to malaria. Learn about the medical facts behind the death of king tut.
Tutankhamen's mysterious death as a teenager may finally have been explained the condition that cut short the egyptian ruler's life may also have triggered the earliest monotheistic religion. A british surgeon is touting a new theory regarding what killed king tut, the egyptian pharaoh who died at 19 and whose life and death have fascinated the public since his tomb was discovered in. Commentary and archival information about tutankhamen from the new york times an egyptologist illuminates the life, reign and death of king tut may 4, 2012 who was that masked man.
Tutankhamun died of illness, not from chariot racing he added that the young royal's death was most likely caused from his being in a weakened state as a result. News science solved: the mystery of king tutankhamun's death crash injuries suggest he was the first of the boy racers. Although the glorious riches of the young king tutankhamun's tomb have been displayed in museums around the world, his death at age 18 remains shrouded in secrecy. After the death of pharaoh akhenaten, ankhesenamun who was only 13-year-old married her-half-brother pharaoh tutankhamun the couple appear to have had two miscarried daughters the remains of their children were discovered in tutankhamun's tomb.
Tutankhamun became a household name, and his magnificent treasures became the measuring stick for all future archaeological discoveries the mysteries surrounding his life and death are gradually being solved. The mysterious death of tutankhamun: re-opening the case of egypt's boy-king [paul doherty] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers egypt's most famous king died at the age of eighteen, and in the three thousand years since his death. Far more chilling than the death of this young pharaoh, is the mystery of his curse, said to have caused a sinister series of deaths that began with the opening of his tomb in 1922 this is the.