Ancient Egypt

by Mandy Barrow

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 The Discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb for Kids Tutankhamen

Beautiful Golden Objects

On huge animal couches were placed chests, and under them were various objects including chairs, shrines and various containers.

Amongst the items they found a magnificent golden throne with the figures of Tutankhamun and Queen Ankesenanum shown on the back.

Carter wrote: ... I had no hesitation in claiming that it was the most beautiful thing that had yet been found in Egypt."

Animal-shaped couch

Both photographs above show some of the objects Tutankhamen wished to use in the underworld

Behind the animal-shaped couch standing in the corner was another sealed door that led to a much smaller room..............

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