Kw-logo-smaller

Egypt - King Tut Revealed

He has been dead for over 3,000 years and yet, it wasn't until just recently that we found out what the young pharaoh would have looked like under his famous golden mask. Still, many mysteries surround King Tut-Ankh-Amen and his short reign as Egyptian pharaoh. Was he really murdered? And if so, who cut the pharaoh's life so short? We may never know all the answers but historians have some pretty good guesses.


Finding King Tut

King Tut was only 18 years old when he died in 1350 BC. When his tomb was found in 1922, his body and face were too shrunken and decayed, despite having been mummified, to tell what he might have looked like when alive. It has taken close to 80 years to figure that mystery out.


Technology Brings King Tut Back From the Grave

In late 2002, scientists and special effects artists from Britain and New Zealand managed to construct a fiberglass replica of King Tut's head from X-rays of his skeleton. The cast is now on display in London's Science Museum.


Talk About A Cold Case - The Murder of King Tut

The same X-rays used to construct a replica of King Tut's head, revealed to scientists that the pharaoh of Egypt suffered a serious blow to the back of the head, which was most likely what killed him. Although no written documents have been found to confirm or deny this theory, Egyptian historians have found other evidence implicating both his wife and grandfather as possible murder suspects.


Related Stories
37 Comments

latest videos

F1034729722156

Length of King Tut's Reign?

  • One year.
  • Seven months.
  • Three years.
  • Seven years.

related stories

Micro_a m
It’s time to take a trip to Egypt and explore the tombs of the pyramids… we’re going to look into...
Micro_egypt-article
Egypt's a country most kids learn about in school – but imagine having the opportunity to actuall...
The remains of a mummy thought to belong to a queen who ruled 4,300 years ago have been discovere...

Random in the forums

Selenemary
Selenemary posted in General:
you mean me bro? i'm meghana
reply 5 minutes
melissa25
all it took was one conversation, one look, one smile, one laugh and I was gone. Gone into oblivion. Disappeared  into some alternate universe for just me and him. His eyes were captivating and his words were infectious. As I fell harder the image of myself I once saw was slowly fading to make room for his.. He became everything I wanted. He became my life in more ways than one. I opened up to him. The was way he made it so easy was almost like casting a spell on me. I no longer had control over my own body. It was all him. But soon our love became my love for him..our hearts became further and further apart because little ddid I know our love was non existaant and it was  always just my love. my love that he used to his advantage to get to my heart.. and once he got there he stole it. he stole my heart tore it apart and left me to clean up the mess. He was a criminal.
reply 29 minutes
moblie120
moblie120 posted in Debating:
Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives. - William Dement ###############.#####-###.########.#####-###.#########
reply about 2 hours
Jeterfan14
So I guess I'll take w shot at this,   I am Mount Everest, Steep, Up and Downs. The world around,  walking all over me,  I am of whispers. A misunderstood mountain, They pray for safety that I won’t kill them That cannot help them.  I am not evil,  I am not a killer, I don’t hurt others for joy. I act strong and hid in the fog, But I can’t always hide. I break, I fall Avalanches occur from my surface.   I don’t mean to kill I don’t mean to break, I’m sorry if you become my victim I don’t mean it I am veiled in the clouds and fog No one knowing how I feel. You may ask, But I never tell I may regret not talking, but you don’t get it. I am misunderstood, I am shown to be strong, I am called mighty, I am high, To most I cannot fall. But no one gets it, I break, I fall, I hurt Just as those who climb me, I feel pain, I suffer   I am a mountain but I do cry Those storms that some die in, They blamed them for testing me I do not mean it I cannot help if I feel pain I am me, I am like you I have hills to climb, Life’s a climb, I am a climb There are steeps to overcome I may not make it, I may fall, I will fall Attempt to get up, May fail   I am not always the strong mountain, The one others come for help I need help to, You may cry to me I cry away from others, hidden I show no emotion, I store it But it explodes, I shatter, I show the true colors of my feelings I fall and it may seem like most ignore There are those who stop and help I am Mount Everest High and Steep, I to have to climb, The Mountain of Life
reply about 4 hours
Flamesword15
Flamesword15 posted in New Users:
Welcome to Kidzworld, how are you? Here are some tips on how to survi- I mean, have a good time. 1, no swearing or saying copyrighted company names. they will just get replaced with hashtags (i.e ####) 2, if you're on chat, no cyberbullying (this one isn't from personal experience, but still!)! 3, if people start to get annoying on chat, just block 'em.
reply about 8 hours

play online games