A team of archeologists has found evidence of a tomb which may belong to king tutankhamun's wife ankhesenamun the group, led by renowned archeologist zahi hawass, located what they believe is a tomb near that of pharaoh ay (1327-1323 bc) ankhesenamun's second husband in egypt's valley. In 1922, the british archaeologist howard carter opened king tutankhamuns tomb, illuminating the glories of an ancient civilization and while the world celebrated the extraordinary revelation that gave carter international renown and an indelible place in history, by the time of his death, the. 10 interesting facts about the life, family, achievements and death of king tut as well as on his tomb, death mask, curse and tutmania. King tutankhamun's wife might be hidden in newly discovered tomb filled with 3,300 bbc one takes a look inside the egyptian pharaoh tutankhamun's tomb in the new documentary 'tutankhamun scientists recently opened ancient egyptian tomb after 3,600 years and were shocked to.
Egyptian expert disputes new theory that queen nefertiti is in tutankhamun's tomb british expert's tomb theory 'baseless', says leading egyptologist. Tutankhamun was only the age of nine when he became king of egypt during the 18th dynasty of the new kingdom (c 1332-1323 bce) his story would have been lost to history if it were not for the discovery of his tomb in 1922 by the archaeologist howard carter in the valley of the kings. Researchers from t bingen working on a german-egyptian project have examined embossed gold applications from the treasure of the tomb of the pharaoh tutankhamun for the first time. Pharaoh tutankhamun died aged only 19 the shrines enclosing the stone sarcophagus where his coffin was placed were fitted into the burial chamber inside his. Because king tutankhamun's tomb was sealed and mostly intact when it was found by howard carter, historians and archaeologists were able to learn more about the 18th dynasty, mummification practices and the vast wealth of egypt during this time similarly, scientists also studied king tut's mummy.
Tour egypt presents information about tomb of tutankhamun (king tut. (cnn)a british archaeologist has been given the go-ahead by egyptian authorities to search tutankhamun's tomb for the final resting place of nefertiti nicholas reeves, along with mamdouh eldamaty, the country's minister of antiquities, and a group of experts will enter the boy king's. On 4 november 1922, carter's excavation group found steps that carter hoped led to tutankhamun's tomb (subsequently designated kv62), and he wired lord carnarvon to come to egypt he is described as howard carter of luxor, upper egypt, africa and of 49 albert court, kensington grove. New high-definition images of the tomb of the pharaoh tutankhamun show a sealed secret passageway to what is likely the resting place of one of ancient egypt's most famous figures, queen nefertiti, says a well-known british researcher. Howard carter discovered king tut's tomb in 1922 sarcophagi, jewelry, and figurines discovered in ancient egyptian tombs giant ramses ii statue moved to grand egyptian museum 7 cities to see powerful street art boat burial discovered at egyptian tomb.
Specialists believe two rooms might be hidden inside the tomb of egyptian pharaoh tutankhamun, which was built some 3,300 years ago in the valley of the kings in luxor.
Cairo -- archaeologists are starting radar scans of the tomb of famed pharaoh tutankhamun in the southern city of luxor, egypt's antiquities ministry said thursday. Discover facts about the egyptian pharaoh tutankhamun who's tomb was unearthed completely intact in the valley of the kings. A team of specialists conducts a new round of radar scans, ramping up scientific rigor to test the theory that hidden chambers exist behind the tomb walls last night a team of specialists performed a second round of radar scans inside the tomb of king tutankhamun, as archaeologists continued. Why are we asking this now the tomb of tutankhamun, the king of ancient egypt who became famous when howard carter discovered his tomb nearly intact in 1922, is now a hot topic again.
He may be the most famous of pharaohs, but tutankhamun was just a teenager when he died in 1323 bce after a brief nine-year rule in egypt's long history, he was a minor ruler (yet a demigod, like all pharaohs) tut looms large in the popular imagination thanks of a stroke of luck for millennia. Egypt's minister of antiquities, dr mamdouh eldamaty, announces the results of scans of tutankhamun's tomb in cairo photograph: ayman aref/epa. The hittites grew more powerful as tutankhamun struggled to restore egypt to its former glory and the treasures from the tomb of tutankhamun have regularly drawn crowds in egypt and also whenever they have gone on exhibit outside of their present home at the national museum in cairo. Subscribe to naked science - every other wednesday we present a new video, so join us to see the truth laid bare tutankhamun : curse. It sparked a renewed public interest in ancient egypt, for which tutankhamun's mask, now in the egyptian museum, remains the popular symbol relics from tutankhamun's tomb are among the most traveled artifacts in the world.