Tutankhamon

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PronouncedPron.too-tahng-KAH-mən English
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Meaning & History

Means "image of the life of Amon", derived from Egyptian tut "image" combined with ankh "life" combined with the name of the god Amon. This was the name of an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty, most famous because of the treasures found in his tomb.

Images

Bust of Tutankhamon, from his tombBust of Tutankhamon, from his tomb

Categories

pharaohs
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute