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Tutankhamun: Who was he? A Speedy Guide for Kids

Updated: Oct 5

Who was Tutankhamun? Find out more about this famous Egyptian figure in his Pharaoh Profile:


Pharaoh (King) of Ancient Egypt in 1337 BC.


Just 10 years after becoming Pharaoh at the ripe old age of 18!

Best Known For:

His treasure packed tomb in Valley of the Kings, discovered by Howard Carter in 1922.

Did You Know:

Tutankhamun had a tiny tomb for a Pharaoh, possibly because he died so young or because he died in suspicious circumstances.

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