Also found in: Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


or Tut·ankh·a·men  (to͞ot′äng-kä′mən) fl. c. 1350 bc.
King of Egypt (1355-1346) during the XVIII Dynasty. His tomb was found almost intact by Howard Carter in 1922.
References in periodicals archive ?
The mission also announced finding a collection of knives and pottery vessels from the reign of King Amenhotep III, father of King Akhenaten and grandfather of King Tutankhamun in 2010.
Whatever information was available was believed to have disappeared after she married pharaoh Ay after Tutankhamun died at the young age of 19.
Howard Carter patron of his Lord Carnarvon The discovery made Carter an international celebrity and he carried on working at the Tutankhamun site before retiring from archaeology a few years later and working part time for museums in the US, where he also lectured.
We're introduced to a cast of characters through picture profiles, before learning about the childhood of the young Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun, how he succeeded his father Akhenaten, married his half-sister Ankhesenamun and then died mysteriously at 18.
Sam Neill as Lord Carnarvon and Max Irons as Howard Carter in ITV's Tutankhamun
But he became blinkered by his obsessive search, a story chronicled in new ITV drama Tutankhamun, starring Sam Neill and Max Irons.
In January 2015, an expert at Henkel, a global leader in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, learned that the beard of the world-famous golden mask of Tutankhamun broke off during maintenance at the museum, prompting uproar among archaeologists, historians and the local community.
Dr Reeves believes the second door may open into the tomb of Nefertiti, supposed mother of Tutankhamun, the "boy king" of ancient Egypt.
Lord and Pharaoh: Carnarvon and the Search for Tutankhamun
The blue and gold braided beard on the burial mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun the ancient Egyptian boy king, was hastily glued back on with epoxy glue, damaging the relic after it was knocked during cleaning, conservators at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo said on Wednesday.
The Academy Award winner will play Ay, the Grand Vizier to King Tutankhamun, who wields tremendous power and influence as the top advisor to the young Egyptian ruler, Deadline.