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Tutankhamun King of Egypt

Tutankhamun King of Egypt
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Tutankhamun King of Egypt
Fact 1 The religious ideas of his father Akhenaten had radically changed Ancient Egypt from a polytheistic religion, worshipping many gods, to monotheism  which was the worship of one god called the Aten
Fact 2 The people and the priests resented the new religion which had been forced upon them. Egypt had declined into a chaotic state, governed by the religion obsessed Pharaoh Akhenaten and the corrupt officials who had replaced the traditional priest led economy.
Fact 3 Akhenaten was deposed and Tutankhamun eventually became the boy king of Ancient Egypt aged 9 years old
Fact 4 In 1334BC King Tut married Ankhesenpaaten, his half sister
Fact 5 When King Tut was about 12 years old the backlash against the new religion was so intense that the young pharaoh changed his name from Tutankhaten to Tutankhamun.
Fact 6 Tutankhamun and the royal court were forced to move back to the old capital at Thebes which was the center of worship of the god Amun and the power base of the Amun priests
Fact 7 Solidifying the new rule King Tut commissioned various building works
Fact 8 The wars during the reign of King Tut were fought against the Hittites, the Mitanni and the Nubians
Fact 9 None of his children survived infancy
Fact 10 Tutankhamun died in the year of 1325BC at the age of 18/19. He reigned for just 9 years and the cause of his death still remains a mystery
Fact 11 Tutankhamun was buried in his hastily prepared tomb in the Valley of the Kings 70 days after his death, according to the death rituals of the Ancient Egyptians

Tutankhamun King of Egypt

Tutankhamun King of Egypt
The Tutankhamun London exhibition includes information, housed in galleries, based on various themes including Tutankhamun King of Egypt. Comprehensive facts and information on Tutankhamun King of Egypt can be accessed by our sitemap. But this page details fast facts and info that we hope will 'wet your appetite' for Ancient Egyptian History and the Tutankhamun London Exhibition including Tutankhamun King of Egypt.

Tutankhamun King of Egypt
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