King Tut Research Paper

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When king tut was only ten he became the king. He was the 12th king of the 18th Egyptian dynasty. He was born in circa 1341 B.C.E . When king tut was 19 years old he got killed. King tut was probably one of the best known kings because his body was found.

The same year that Tutankhamen took power, he married Ankhesenamun, his half sister and the daughter of Akhenaten and Nefertiti. Due to Tutankhaten's young age when he assumed power, the first years of his reign were probably controlled by an elder known as Ay, who bore the title of Vizier.As the populace was forced to honor Aten, the religious conversion threw the society into chaos. The capital was changed from Thebes to Amarna, and Akhenaten put all of his efforts into the religious transition,
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The boy king of the 18th Egyptian dynasty was the son of the powerful Akhenaten (also known as Amenhotep IV). He was most likely one of Akhenaten's sisters.Tutankhamen's father had forbidden the worship of many gods in favor of worshiping one, Aten, the sun disk.
When king tut was only ten he became the king. He was the 12th king of the 18th Egyptian dynasty. He was born in circa 1341 B.C.E . When king tut was 19 years old he got killed. King tut was probably one of the best known kings because his body was found.

The same year that Tutankhamen took power, he married Ankhesenamun, his half sister and the daughter of Akhenaten and Nefertiti. Due to Tutankhaten's young age when he assumed power, the first years of his reign were probably controlled by an elder known as Ay, who bore the title of Vizier.As the populace was forced to honor Aten, the religious conversion threw the society into chaos. The capital was changed from Thebes to Amarna, and Akhenaten put all of his efforts into the religious transition, neglecting domestic and foreign affairs. As the power struggle between old and new intensified, Akhenaten became more autocratic and his regime more corrupt. Following a 17-year
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Due to Tutankhaten's young age when he assumed power, the first years of his reign were probably controlled by an elder known as Ay, who bore the title of Vizier.As the populace was forced to honor Aten, the religious conversion threw the society into chaos. The capital was changed from Thebes to Amarna, and Akhenaten put all of his efforts into the religious transition, neglecting domestic and foreign affairs. As the power struggle between old and new intensified, Akhenaten became more autocratic and his regime more corrupt. Following a 17-year
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