Hunt Tutankhamen the pharaoh's tomb

Over the past dozen years over the tomb of Tutankhamen hunting done. In the spirit of last which left, the work was not in vain. This is the greatest archaeological discoveries of the 20th century in Egypt.

Howard Charter(1874 - 1939), is an archaeologist from London, England, is steeped in ancient Egyptian culture. Nothing is so consistent arkelog to Egypt unless he. Therefore, Howard Carter to be the only expert culture of Ancient Egypt's most expert.

In the course of his career and his life, Howard Carter explore the art of drawing and archeology. All the things he was doing since the age of 17 years has been "smelling" of Egypt. So at the age of 25 years he has been entrusted to work on Egyptian territory to carry out the excavation and restoration of sites, including the maintenance of ancient Egyptian artifacts.

Until finally he was obsessed with finding one ancient Egyptian pharaoh's tomb from the 18th dynasty, known as Tutankhamen (Tutankhamun). This obsession turns out to be "hunting" the hardest and longest in his life.

The point of Pharaoh Tutankhamen's tomb quest is concentrated around the Valley of the Kings in the West Bank, near Luxor. Over the years of digging and research to do but never sought the tomb was found.

During the excavations he found only sand desert and if a little lucky there found such urns that led to the reign of Tutankhamen. The first ten years of excavations, recent advances are found only pieces of clothing and chunks of rock bearing the name Tutankhamen and the trail that leads to the reign of the pharaoh's 18-year-old.

The entire expedition team was getting frustrated while the costs are many and financial stocks have been very thin. But amid the frustration his colleagues, Howard Carter remains optimistic that his estimates were correct that the Pharaoh Tutankhamen must have been buried in the valley. He believes that the ruler of Thebes the tombs of ancient Egypt's exactly together in the valley they were dug.

For the continuation of the expedition, he went to "sponsor" Lord Carnarvon. Aristocrats who loved antique and antique mengultimatum Howard Carter that he could no longer support the expedition. However, H Carter convinced Carnarvon that he only needed one more chance.

In early November 1922, H Carter began digging last. Excavations carried out at one point that has never been touched before. At this location, he found such a complex where the grave diggers of the slaves lived and a few other ancient artifacts.

When the excavation continues, a foreman named Ali reported the discovery of a stone staircase down around the complex. Excavation was continued for two days and clear the stone staircase leads to a closed door. Lord Carnarvon was ditelegram told that the door of the tomb of Tutankhamen was discovered.

After Carnarvon arrived on the scene, two days later the stone door to the tomb was opened successfully. Inside the hall there is a jumble of rocks decorated with Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs on the wall next to the door.

Carter tried to open the door by chiseling stone crevice. After shifting some rocks, he made a small hole. Of the gap he put the candle to peer into the dark room behind the door.

What he saw amazed him still for a moment. He has found the tomb he is looking for twenty years, the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamen.


Pharaoh Tutankhamen or Tutankhamun was still so young. He was the Pharaoh of the 12th dynasty of Egypt to-18. Ruled from 1334 - 1323 BC.

The name of Tutankhamen / Tutankhamun had a sense of "the living image of Amun". During the brief reign (11 years) he runs a moderate government. Though he was only 8 years old when he ascended the throne.

Likewise the figure of King Tutankhamen is known as a laid Atenism transition back to the worship of the ancient Egyptian religion. He was the son of Amenhotep III that the central government in Thebes (the ancient Egyptian Nile delat).

Tutankhamen died allegedly world due to be killed. Because his mummy has a scar on the left cheek stab.

The biggest discovery
Howard Carter who discovered the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamen site is becoming big news in the history arkelog mengehbohkan period. This discovery was named the most amazing archaeological discovery in the 20th century.

The findings of the tomb complex complete with artifacts and treasures that are still intact firauan, mummy, site, and all that was in the tomb was still sealed and never touched anyone after his funeral 3,300 years ago.

When you first find the crypt spaces, H Carter saw that the room was covered with the yellow shine of pure gold. In the room there are 4 holes each grave with a stone coffin in it. The room was well organized with a few pots of flowers, jewel throne throne, royal clothes, some household tool sets, knives and guns, odd-shaped sculpture, and some treasure chests.

Inside there is a mummy coffin was sealed with the name of Tutankhamen. The casket was made up of three layers. And the last layer is made of pure gold plate engraved. Pharaoh's mummy was wrapped in white shroud-plated jewelry, gold mask covered the face of the jeweled, and in the chest garlands of color are still "fresh".

The findings of this pharaoh's tomb is the most comprehensive in history. The only site (then) that have not been looted and touchable man. Until finally the expedition H Carter and Carnarvon discovered and unseal the pharaoh was buried thousands of years.

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