Tomb of Tutankhamun

Tomb of Tutankhamun

Movement Egyptian | New Kingdom | 18th Dynasty

Location Valley of the Kings, Egypt


Though small and simple compared to the tombs of Egyptian royalty past, Tutankhamun’s nonetheless contained a wealth of elegant items when found by archaeologist Howard Carter in 1922. It is generally accepted that its small size was the result of a lack of preparation time, given the King’s unexpected death at the age of 19.