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two reigns of Tutankhamen by William Wise

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Published by Hamish Hamilton in London .
Written in English


  • Tutankhamen, -- Pharaoh of Egypt.

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Statementby William Wise.
SeriesHeron series
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Open LibraryOL17266182M

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Tutankhamun (sometimes called “King Tut”) was an ancient Egyptian king. He ruled from BCE until his death in BCE. His tomb is more significant than his short reign. The discovery of Tutankhamun’s largely intact tomb in is considered one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in the modern era.   King Tutankhamun (or Tutankhamen) ruled Egypt as pharaoh for 10 years until his death at around B.C. After British archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Two Reigns of Tutankhamen by William Wise (, Trade Paperback) at the best online .   Tutankhamun (also known as Tutankhamen and `King Tut', r. cc BCE) is the most famous and instantly recognizable Pharaoh in the modern world. His golden sarcophagus is now a symbol almost synonymous with name means `living image of [the god] Amun’. He was born in the year 11 of the reign of Pharaoh Amenhotep IV (better known as Akhenaten, r. BCE) c. .

Akhenaten (pronounced / ˌ æ k ə ˈ n ɑː t ən /), also spelled Echnaton, Akhenaton, Ikhnaton, and Khuenaten (Ancient Egyptian: ꜣḫ-n-jtn, meaning "Effective for the Aten"), was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh reigning c. – or – BC, the tenth ruler of the Eighteenth the fifth year of his reign, he was known as Amenhotep IV (Ancient Egyptian: jmn-ḥtp.   Everyone has heard of the famous boy king, Tutankhamun, but the name of his beloved sister and wife Ankhesenamun is rarely tragic life of Ankhesenamun was well documented in the ancient reliefs and paintings of the reign of her parents, the pharaoh Akhenaten and his great royal wife Nefertiti, until the death of Tutankhamun when the young queen seems to have disappeared . The two mummified babies in Tutankhamun’s tomb are mostly likely these two daughters. 9. Memory of his reign was obliterated after his death. Tutankhamun’s death brought an end to his bloodline, as his two daughters didn’t reach infancy. His powerful adviser, the Grand Vizier Ay, ruled for four years, followed by the army chief, Horemheb.   An avenue of sphinxes, installed during the reign of Tutankhamen, ran from the temple of Karnak to the temple of Mut. Tutankhamen was given a lavish burial in the Valley of the Kings. The fruit and flowers that were found in the tomb indicate that he must have been buried in March or April.

Tutankhamen's gift by Robert Sabuda (Book) The visitors: a novel by Sally Beauman (Book) Tutankhamun: the mystery of the boy king by Zahi A Hawass (Book The two reigns of Tutankhamen by William Wise. The couple appear to have had two stillborn daughters. As Tutankhamun's only known wife was Ankhesenamun, it is highly likely the fetuses found in Tutankhamun's tomb are her daughters. Some time in the ninth year of his reign, at about the age of 18, Tutankhamun died suddenly, leaving Ankhesenamun alone without an heir at about age Born in c BC, Tutankhamun ruled Ancient Egypt for around ten years until his death at the age of about His short time as pharaoh was not especially memorable, but the discovery of the Boy King’s intact tomb sealed his place in the history books.   This book is not available. Out of Print--Limited Availability. Inscriptions have dated this large tomb, situated to the west of the Red Monastery at Sohag, to the reign of Tutankhamun and it is believed to have been intended for two "Overseers of Nurses".