Facts About King Tut -Often described as the 'Boy King of Egypt', King Tutankhamun ruled the empire for a very short term. It is believed that his reign was too short and uneventful to leave a mark in the history of ancient Egypt. However, with the discovery of his tomb and its fabulous treasures, the Pharaoh's name became famous overnight. The 3000-year-old mummy was the only clue to the life and death of King Tutankhamun
King Tut's Death Mask (Detail)-On November 26, 1922, archeologist Howard Carter and his patron, Lord Carnavon, become the first people in over 3,000 years to enter the tomb of King Tutankhamen. Breaking through a sealed door, Carter leaned in, holding a candle. Carnavon, standing behind him, asked "Can you see anything ?" Carter's famous reply was, "Yes, wonderful things".