7 AntechamberIncluded beds, baskets, stools and the pieces of four chariotsThese were objects used by the pharaoh in every day and would follow him into the afterlife
8 Burial Chamber Inside was the sarcophagus and King Tut's mummy The walls were painted yellow with large murals of the king
9 Treasury Had many items such as shrines, chests and boats In one carved wooden shrine covered in gold there were four jarsThe jars contained the king's organs
10 Annex Is the smallest room in the tomb The tiny room was filled with oils, wine jars, food, dishes, board games and basketsThere were 2000 objects found in there
11 The Mummy The king’s body was wrapped in many layers of cloth In between the layers they found fine gold jewellery and daggersThe mummy was contained in three nested coffinsThe final coffin was made of solid gold
12 King TutankhamunHe was known as the boy king, as he became pharaoh of Egypt at nine years oldTutankhamun means living image of Amun, the king of the godsHere is his name in hieroglyphics:
13 The Death of Tutankhamun He died at the age of nineteenHis tomb was small for a PharaohArchaeologists believed it was built for an Egyptian noble, but was used for Tutankhamun when he died at a young age
14 Curse of the PharaohWhen the tomb was opened rumours began to spread about the belief and fear of a curseNewspapers reported a curse inscribed on the door of the tombA story was told that Howard Carter's pet canary was eaten by a cobra on the day he entered the tombLegend has it that who dares to open the tomb will suffer the mummy’s curse!
15 Fun Facts about King Tut's Tomb It is so hot in Egypt, archaeologists only worked during the winter seasonThe tomb is called KV62. The KV stands for Valley of the Kings and 62 because it was the 62nd tomb found thereKing Tut's gold mask was made with 22 pounds of gold.
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