King Tut lived in Armana, Egypt, where he ruled as pharaoh during the 18th dynasty. Known as "the boy pharaoh," his enduring notoriety came from his reign and the discovery of his valuable tomb.Continue Reading
After his father died, King Tut became the youngest successor to reign at the age of what is believed to be 8 or 9 years old. During his somewhat unremarkable time as pharaoh, King Tut restored religious beliefs back to worshiping the god, Amun. He also worked to strengthen relationships with other kingdoms, and he relocated the capital to back to its original location at Thebes.
His tomb was discovered in 1922, and its contents exhibit his adventurous and lavish, however sometimes unhealthy, lifestyle.Learn more about Ancient Egypt