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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.
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HE WAS a toff of the old school,Eton in his case, who was gallant in battle, dashing on the fields of sport,adventurous in business and ceaselessly romantic,marrying Nefertari Bethell, whose father Richard had died of the ``curse'' after entering the tomb of Tutenkamen with Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter.