KING TUT

BY: Hunter Black and Lucas Harris

KING TUT'S NAME AND YEARS REIGNED

king Tut reigned in 1332-1323 B.C. and he was a part of the New Kingdom

KING TUTS ACCOMPLISHMENTS

He built at Karnak and Luxor At Luxor he continued the construction of the entrance colonnades of Amenhotep III's temple, king tuts main accomplishment was saving Egypt from the chaos his father had put it into he had tried to change the religion in Egypt from amun to aten in making this change he destroyed the temples of other gods. when tut took over he changed the religion back to amun and rebuilt some of the temples.

BRIEF BIO

Akhenaten is his father and Nefertiti is his mother-in-law and Ankhesenamun is his sister and his wife. There is a lot of speculation about his cause of death. Some believe that he was assassinated, some believe that he died of an illness. It has been discovered that he had a messed up foot and his leg was broken before he died. He also had several different signs of malaria, and he is the oldest known case of the virus.

Pharoah-theocracy

a ruler in ancient Egypt


a system of government in which priests rule in the name of god or a god

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clayton, peter a. (2006). chronicle of the pharaohs: the reign-by-reign records of the rulers and dynasties of ancient Egypt. thames & Hudson. p. 128. isbn 0-500-28628-o.