Tutanchamen, whose birth name, was Tutankhaten, was probably the son of the heretic Pharaoh Amenophis IV and his queen Kiya. At a very early age he married his half-sister Ankhesenamun,the daughter of Amenophis IV and his queen Nefertiti. He died at the age of about 18, leaving behind a real mystery of his death.He died around 1323 B.C. Items in the after life were throne into the various rooms.King Tut died at a very early age. King Tut's wife, queen Ankhesenamun, whose head is adorned with two tall plumes and a sun disc, stands before the pharaoh, languidly seated on a throne; the queen puts one hand on the son god Aten shine upon the royal couple and endow them with vital energy. The throne was made of wood covered in sheet gold, and adorned with semiprecious stones and colorful stones.
This throne was one of the special artifacts found in King Tut's tomb which was discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter. King Tut's throne was made of wood, covered in gold leaf. On the throne there is a picture of King Tut and his wife enjoying an afternoon in their garden pavilion.
Tutankhamen was a boy king. He died in about 1344 B.C. He was buried in the Valley of the Kings where 30 other Egyptian kings were buried in separate tombs. He was buried by the Egyptians in April,1323 B.C. and was discovered by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon on November 26, 1922. In the passageway they found treasures from King Tut's tomb that the tomb robbers must have dropped on their way out. Throughout the excavation, they worked through three chambers, finding more and more treasures. There were many gold artifacts and wonderful Egyptian paintings found in King Tut's tomb.