What are the characteristics of Tutankhamun’s tomb
The world-famous “valley of kings” is a paradise for archaeologists. For thousands of years, this place has been frequented by tomb robbers. The Valley of the Kings of Egypt is located in the desert on the west bank of the Nile, where most of the pharaohs of the new period of ancient Egypt (the capital was established after Thebes) were buried here.
Almost all the tombs in the Valley of the Kings were discovered around 1900, and archaeologists and tomb robbers were equally divided in this regard. But there are still groups of people wandering in the Valley of the Kings, all of them looking for the tomb of the legendary king Tutankhamun.
Tutankhamun was a young Egyptian pharaoh more than 3,300 years ago. He once managed a huge empire on the golden eagle throne. His reign was short-lived and died suddenly at the age of 19.
This is the only intact pharaoh’s tomb in 3300 years. It is also the most luxurious mausoleum in Egypt. It is also the greatest discovery in the history of Egyptian archaeology and even the history of world archaeology. Carter thought that the tomb of the young pharaoh would be relatively simple, but the excavation that lasted for three years later proved the stupidity of this prediction to the world.
Carter said that the only outstanding achievement of Tutankhamun’s life is that he died and was buried. This makes sense. Because the discovery of its tomb has become the most thorough shock and ridicule of modern humans by ancient civilizations.
The pure gold mask that became a symbol of Egyptian civilization, the pure gold coffin, the throne carved from pure gold and studded with gems, the pure gold reliefs that covered the walls of the tomb, the intact mummy… everything It amazes human beings. What is the difference between the craftsmanship of the Egyptians 3300 years ago and us now?
The discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb is the pinnacle of successful archaeological work in the world and an important turning point in the history of archaeology. All unearthed cultural relics exceed 10,000 pieces, each of which is priceless. Carter took 3 years to transport them all out of the tomb. At that time, the excavators carried the goddess Hathor’s bullhead bed from the exit of the tomb, which has become an unsurpassable classic in the history of archaeology; the Egyptian government took another 10 years. Transporting them to Cairo will eclipse all the previous collections of the Cairo Museum; a thorough study of them may require all the time of future mankind.
The unparalleled historical value of the cultural relics and the mysteries contained make Tutankhamun’s tomb rank first among the top ten treasures in the world.