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King Tutankhamen.  King Tut is not famous for anything he did during his reign, he is famous for all the treasures of his that were found in his tomb.

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1 King Tutankhamen

2  King Tut is not famous for anything he did during his reign, he is famous for all the treasures of his that were found in his tomb

3 King Tut’s Family  His father was Akhenaton who was a famous pharaoh because he changed Egypt from polytheists to monotheists.  His mother was a noblewoman named Kiya  His Stepmother was Nefertiti  His wife was Ankesenpaaten, who was also his half - sister  He had two daughters who both died when they were born.

4 His Childhood  He was taught to worship one god - Aten  He Played ball, and with animal toys  He Played leap frog and piggy back  He Played with toy swords, spears and boats

5 Sports  He hunted and fished  He participated in archery, spear throwing and riding chariots

6 Food  He ate at low tables and used his fingers to eat with  He ate beef, goat, antelope, gazelle, pelican, and fish  The bread he ate was flavored with honey, nuts and dates  He drank beer and wine  He ate at low tables and used his fingers to eat with  He ate beef, goat, antelope, gazelle, pelican, and fish  The bread he ate was flavored with honey, nuts and dates  He drank beer and wine

7 His Palace  He was raised in a brand new palace in Armana  Tiles covered the floors  The palace had courtyards, dining rooms, kitchens, bathrooms, and servants rooms  Outside of the palace was stables, ponds, and trees

8 His Schooling  He attended Prince School  Received lessons in math, reading, writing, history, geometry, astronomy, music, science and medicine  He attended Prince School  Received lessons in math, reading, writing, history, geometry, astronomy, music, science and medicine

9 His Clothes  He wore the finest linen which was draped around his body  The higher the status, the more clothes and makeup they wore  He wore a lot of eye makeup  He wore a lot of jewelry

10 His Hair  Children had shaved heads except for one long lock that hung on the side of the head.  When he hit puberty his “lock of Youth” was shaved  Children had shaved heads except for one long lock that hung on the side of the head.  When he hit puberty his “lock of Youth” was shaved

11 Timeline  1343 BC Tutankhamen was born  1334 BC Tut was made pharaoh of Egypt when he was only 9 years old  1334 BC Tut married his half-sister Ankhesenpaaten  1331 BC he restored Egypt to polytheism  BC Tut and his wife had 2 children, both are stillborn  1343 BC Tutankhamen was born  1334 BC Tut was made pharaoh of Egypt when he was only 9 years old  1334 BC Tut married his half-sister Ankhesenpaaten  1331 BC he restored Egypt to polytheism  BC Tut and his wife had 2 children, both are stillborn

12 Timeline  1325 BC Tut died at the age of 19. He reigned for just 9 years and his death remains a mystery  1922 AD Howard Carter discovers Tut’s tomb  1925 AD The inner coffin is opened revealing Tut’s mummy

13 Can you identify some of these artifacts??

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