This is a brief history of King Tut. King Tutankhamun , who is known as King Tut, or Tutankhaten was the son of Akhenaten and The Younger Lady , who is possibly Tiye. His father was famous for forcing the Egyptians to change the beliefs and customs of Egypt. During King Tut’s throne, Tut made many restorations of the original religious gods and beliefs that his father changed. After King Tut died, his vizier, Aye, or also written as Ay, took the throne. Even though his history was not unique nor his influence, he was popular in the archaeologists, ancient cultures, and modern day culture for his nearly intact tomb. His golden mask represented the riches of Egyptian tombs in minds of modern people. His tomb inspired the future generations of pharaohs. His reign startled many archaeologists. But even now, many Egyptologists are still trying to uncover his unexpected and unrecorded passing away.
The most possible and likely theories of King Tut’s demise are either being hit and crashed into by a speeding chariot or an enraged hippo’s bite. When histologists ran a CT scan, they were surprised to see massive damages in the corpse. Bones were broken in numerous places like in the ribcages and thighbone which supports the theory of being hit by a chariot and a hippo bite. It supported the chariot premise because a horse is likely to charge straight into his legs and ran over h...
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