5th Jonah King Tutankhamun

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  • Oct 14, 1322

    King Tutankhamun dies

    King Tutankhamun dies
    King Tut suddenly died. The cause could have been one of two things: 1. A blow to the leg in a war against the Hittites or 2. Falling off a chariot and banging up his left leg. He would have had a long burial procession to his final resting place (also where Howard Carter found his untouched tomb in 1922), The Valley of the Kings. (picture from pdphoto.org) Actual date of event is not known.
  • Mar 27, 1329

    Tut collects money for Hittite campaign

    Tut collects money for Hittite campaign
    Tutankhamun collects taxes so a war with the Hittites is possible. During Tut’s time, Egypt was constantly at war with the Hittites. The campaign that he was getting money for never happened. (picture from crystalinks.com) Actual date of event is not known.
  • Nov 9, 1329

    King Tutankhamun gives orders for his tomb to be created

    King Tutankhamun gives orders for his tomb to be created
    Tut gives orders that his tomb should be constructed. The constructor of his tomb was most likely a man named Maya. Tutankhamun was only around 12 years old when this event took place, however this was no surprise as the Egyptians were preparing for death all their life. (picture from touristspot.org). Actual date of event is not known.
  • Jun 17, 1333

    Marries Ankhesenpaaten

    Marries Ankhesenpaaten
    Ankhesenpaaten was truthfully Tutankhamun's half-sister. She was one of the daughters of Akhenaten and his main Queen, Nefertiti. They most likely married at the old capital of Amarna. They got married around the age of 9 or about 10!!! (picture from yohomedia.co.uk) Actual date of event is not known.
  • Jul 7, 1333

    Couple sails to Luxor

    Couple sails to Luxor
    Tut and his new wife sailed south to the big city Luxor. Amarna was abandoned forever. Tutankhamun and Ankesenpaaten together restored all 200 gods to the people of Egypt. Tut allow people to worship Aten as well. (picture from elliotback.com) Actual date of event is not known.
  • Feb 28, 1334

    Akhenaten unexpectedly dies

    Akhenaten unexpectedly dies
    Akhenaten dies surprisingly of multiple diseases. A plague was going around Egypt at the time of Akhenaten's death. (picture from lost-civilizations.net) Actual date of event is not known.
  • Mar 14, 1334

    Tutankhamun is crowned pharaoh

    Tutankhamun is crowned pharaoh
    Soon after his father's death, Tut was crowned pharaoh. He returned to the city of Luxor for this ceremony that was held in the temple of Karnak. This all happened when Tutankhamun was only about 9 years old. (picture from members.virtualtourist.com) Actual date of event is not known.
  • Jul 15, 1334

    Horemheb takes King Tut to Memphis

    Horemheb takes King Tut to Memphis
    Horemheb was one of Tut's viziers. He was a supporter of the old 200 gods. Tutankhamun's other vizier was a man named Ay and he was a supporter of the god Aten. When Horemheb took Tut to Memphis, he showed and taught Tutankhamun about the old gods. Afterward, Tut decided to allow the Egyptian people to worship Aten and the other 200 gods. (picture from en.wikipedia.org) Actual date of event is not known.
  • May 21, 1339

    Joins ostrich and lion hunt

    Joins ostrich and lion hunt
    When Tut was 4 years old he had already become an avid hunter. He joined the royal ostrich and lion hunts. He brought along his pet dog to hunt beside him. (picture from pillownaut.blogspot.com) Actual date of event is not known.
  • Sep 17, 1343

    Tutankhamun is Born

    Tutankhamun is Born
    The actual date of Tut's birth is not known. He was born on the banks of the River Nile in the new capital city Amarna. His father was Akhenaten (the pharaoh) and his mother was believed to be the minor queen Kiya. His father believed in one Egyptian god called Aten. (picture from athensacademy.net)
  • Period:
    Nov 14, 1322
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    Sep 17, 1343

    Tutankhamun's life