четвъртък, 14 март 2013 г.
Statue of Pharaoh
Tutankhamun died as a teenager. Last heir of a powerful family that ruled Egypt for centuries. Positions in four gilded coffin placed in one another, three sarcophagi, all in a coffin made of red quartzite. The tomb was discovered in the Valley of the Kings in 1922 by British archaeologist Howard Carter. The tomb of Tutankhamun was found only intact royal burial of ancient Egypt.
Tutankhamun ascended the throne at age eight, and died at age 19. According to most researchers, his death was caused by a blow on the head. Some recent studies indicate that a probable cause gangrene of the left foot (an infection after breaking his leg) coupled with complications from malaria.