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Tutankhamun (about 1333-1323 BC)

King of the 18th Dynasty. He came to the throne as a boy, and ruled ten years: it is not known what caused his death at around 16 or 17 years of age. He has been the most famous Pharaoh in modern times since the discovery of his almost intact tomb in 1922. For ancient Egyptian history his reign he is important for the reinstallation of the Egyptian gods after the Amarna period.

Horus name: Kanakht Tutmesut
Nebty name: Neferhepusegerehtawy
Golden Falcon name: Wetjeskhausehetepnetjeru
Prenomen: Nebkheperure
Nomen: Tutankhamun

Burial place: Rock cut tomb in Thebes (Valley of the Kings tomb 62)

Attestations in the Petrie Museum:

UC 12497 (Nebkheperure)
vessel from Gurob
UC 16021

Further Attestations:




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