Such bold and piercing eyes immediately capture the viewer and portray Tut with both beauty and authority.
Then, beneath the head of each casket is the similar layout of the body.
Whether the King was murdered or died of an accident is still a mystery; and although plunderers attempted to break into the tomb, the details of Tut's burial chamber were not uncovered until 1922 (Rigby).
The following paragraphs will discuss the visual appearance, construction details, past and present locations of King Tutankhamen's coffins.
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he painting in Tutankhamun's burial chamber depicts Ay at the "opening of the mouth" ceremony, giving life and breath to the young deceased pharaoh.
Over 3,300 years ago, a young King, known as Tutankhamen, inherited the rule of the Egyptian kingdom.
Given that Tut was only nine years old at the time, guardian officials tended to political duties while the boy publicly matured into manhood.
Following the demise of Tutankhamun and Ay, Horemheb became pharaoh.
During his reign, he had the names of Akhenaten, Tutankhamun and Ay removed from the royal list of pharaohs, which suggests that he had personal reasons for eradicating those rulers from the records.