Presentation on theme: "King Tutankamaun BY: Lizzy Cordes. Tutankamaun’s Life Before Reign King Tutankamaun’s name at birth- Tutankaton Childhood- hunting, swimming, studying."— Presentation transcript:
King Tutankamaun BY: Lizzy Cordes
Tutankamaun’s Life Before Reign King Tutankamaun’s name at birth- Tutankaton Childhood- hunting, swimming, studying and playing board games. He was eight or nine when he became Pharaoh. After his father’s death- King Tut married his half- sister Ankhensenpaaton. beliefs- began believing as his father did, which was the worship of one god, the Aton A few years later- King Tut decided to bring back gods that were forbidden by Akhentan. soon after- changed his name to Tutankamaun and his wife’s name to Ankhesennamun.
Tutankamaun’s Reigning Since he was young while the old gods were being reinstated Aye, his vizier, probably made the decisions for him. 10 th year to reign- Egypt at war with the Hitites and King Tut died, during his confrontation. After his death- Akhenaten took over throne because King Tut had not left any male heir. But, 4 years later he died as well. Age at death- King Tut was 18 or 19 when he died.
King Tut’s Tomb Famosity- King Tut is famous because of his tomb not because of what he accomplished in his life time, which was very little. Discovery- King Tut’s tomb being found was a major discovery of the 19 th century. November 4, 1922 in the valley of the kings by Howard Carter The discovery made headlines around the world. After Discovery- first tomb to be discovered and not be robbed for thousands of years. Items- revealed a sophisticated lifestyle which many people could only dream of, and clues and knowledge toward how he lived his life.
Works Cited “Tomb Discovery.” KingTutOne.com 2005.http://www.kingtutone.com/tuta nkhamun/information/ October 6, 2005.n/information/ “Tutankamaun’s Life.”KingTutOne.com 2005.http://www.kingtutone.com/tuta nkhamun/life/ October 6, 2005.