Mask of gold Tutankhamun's mummy, the popular icon for ancient Egypt
at The Egyptian Museum
Tutankhamun was a pharaoh of the Egyptian family of eighteen in the history of ancient Egypt , the Pharaoh of Egypt from 1334 to 1325 BC . AD . In the era of the modern state. Tutankhamun is of the most famous pharaohs for reasons not related to the achievements made or won wars , as is the case with a lot of the Pharaohs ; , but for other reasons are important from a historical perspective , and most notably is the discovery of his tomb and his treasures in full without any damage . The mystery surrounding the circumstances of his death , as many considered the death of Pharaoh at a very early age is abnormal , especially with the presence of traces of fractures of the thigh bone and skull , and his minister marriage of his widow after his death and the inauguration of the same Pharaoh . All of these events mysterious , and use heavy myth of the curse of the pharaohs associated with the tomb of Tutankhamun , which have been used in movies and video games made Tutankhamun months Pharaohs of mysteries and questions No Answer have considered some of the oldest assassinations in the history of humanity.  Tutankhamun at the age of 9 years old when he became pharaoh of Egypt and the ancient Egyptian language name means " the living image of the god Amun " , a large ancient Egyptian gods . Tutankhamun lived in a transitional period in the history of ancient Egypt where he came after Akhenaten , who tried to unite the gods of ancient Egypt in the form of one God Sunday. It was in his return to the worship of multiple gods of ancient Egypt . His tomb was discovered in 1922 in the Valley of the Kings by British archaeologist Howard Carter . This latest discovery fanfare and extensive in the world.