King Tut's tomb was found in 1922 by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon. It was cut beneath the mud by the same worksmen who cut Rameses VI. His tomb was most likely cut for a high official, not a king. Since King Tut died at an early age, the rooms were hastily converted. The items for entering the afterlife were just thrown into various rooms. This find was important because the contents were untouched by graverobbers. The actual antiques can be found in the Cairo Museum. Of the three tombs found, the last one was made of solid gold. King Tut's mummy was not in very good shape when it was found. 15 rings were found on his fingers. Also found were 13 earrings and assorted amulets. There were 415 servant statues also found. In the afterlife they were supposed to do chores. The large beds were most likely used to prepare the body for embalming. The ones found with King Tut were the lion, hippo, and cow.
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