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Prehistoric Cultures

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Panel from the back of the golden throne of King Tut.
Panel from the back
of the golden throne
of King Tut

Tutankhamun

"King Tut"

Map of Egypt.

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Lonely Planet Map

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Egypt, Ancient

Egypt, contemporary

ancient civilizations
Archaeology Web Sites

 

 This is the face behind the famous golden death mask of King Tutankhamun.

This is the face
behind the famous golden death mask
of King Tutankhamun


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PCforum: Topic 9 -- Kin Tut's face Unveiled to the World

Monday's Headlines in the Duluth News Tribune reads:

"Egypt unveils King Tut's face 85 years after discovery"

 

King Tut's face unveiled to world

King Tut's face unveiled to world
Monday, 5 November 2007 -- BBC News


Ever since his discovery in 1922 by Howard Carter, Tutankhamun, "King Tut," has been one of the most talked about discoveries in all of archaeology.

Already today, it is one of the top three stories accessed on the BBCnews page.

(Monday, 5 November 2007)

Today's Story:

"Egypt Puts King Tut on Public Display"

(Monday, 5 November 2007) Associated Press

  

King Tut's face unveiled to world

 

King Tut's face unveiled to world

 

Related Sites:

BBC information is at King Tut's face unveiled to world
<http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7077423.stm>
(Monday, 5 November 2007) BBC News

National Geographic information is at Tut Mummy on Public Display for First Time
<http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/11/071104-mummy-tut.html?email=Inside05Nov07>
(Monday, 5 November 2007) National Geographic News

For a review of King Tut see the Wikipedia entries Tutankhamun and Howard Carter

Video Face of Tutankhamen revealed

 

Follow the links on these pages

And see pp. 389-395 of the text especially p. 393, Understanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, 9th ed.

 

Questions:
1.

Why has King Tut fascinated virtually the whole world so much for all of these years?

 

2. In the final analysis, what will King Tut's greatest legacy be? That is, what is likely to be his most important long-lasting contribution to the understanding of archaeology and ancient cultures?
  Why?

 

Tut Mummy on Public Display for First Time -- National Geographic News (11/4/07)

 

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