Visit Tomb of Tutankamun (KV 62)

The Tomb of Tutankhamun (KV 62)

Pharaoh Tutankhamun was probably the son of the heretic pharaoh Amenhotep IV (better known in the history as Akhenaton, founder of one of the first monotheistic religions in human history). Tutankhamun ascended the throne when he was only nine in 13 .....Mas

Discovery of The Tomb of Tutankhamun

On 4, November, 1922, the tomb was discovered by Howard Carter who worked with Lord Carnarvon, a wealthy Englishman who was an archaeology enthusiast and he was the one who funded the expedition of Carter. "At first I could see nothing, the hot air .....Mas

The Architectutre of the Tomb of Tutankhamun

The Tomb of Tutankhamun had an unusual plan different from any other royal tomb. It consists of four small chambers covering only 110 square meters. Only the Burial Chamber walls were decorated, unlike royal tombs in which nearly all walls were paint .....Mas

The Burial Chamber of the Tomb of Tutankhamun

The Burial Chamber of the young pharaoh Tutankhamun measures about 6.4 meters long by 4 meters wide and its height is 3.7 meters. This chamber houses the red quartzite sarcophagus of the young king. It was found inside four gilded shrines, one insi .....Mas