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NEWS: King Tut’s Wife May Be Buried in Newly Discovered Tomb

NEWS: King Tut’s Wife May Be Buried in Newly Discovered Tomb

“Famed archaeologist Zahi Hawass and his team say they’ve found evidence of a tomb that could belong to King Tut’s wife.   The archaeologists eventually plan to excavate the new tomb, which is located near the tomb of the pharaoh Ay (1327-1323 B.C.) in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings, Hawass told Live Science. “We are […]

Tuesday Tomb – KV23

Tuesday Tomb – KV23

  KV23 is the Theban tomb of Ay, the penultimate pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty. Ay rose to prominence under Akhenaten and was permitted to build himself a tomb at Amarna. By this stage, he had risen to the very high rank of ‘Overseer of all of the horses of his Majesty’. He rose again […]

Ancient Egypt Today

Ancient Egypt Today

  “It isn’t always easy being king, as Egypt’s boy monarch Tutankhamun proves in an exclusive new trailer from Tut, an upcoming mini-series from Spike TV. Oscar winner Ben Kingsley plays mentor to King Tut (Avan Jogia), who has some trouble getting Egypt’s support. “Who can I trust?” Tut asks Kingsley’s character, Ay, at one […]