Itís a bit of a brain-twister. Tutankhamun accomplished little in his life. No expansion of Egyptís borders, no triumphant victories like a run of pharaohs before him.
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Amarna, Ancient Egypts Place in the Sun
Amarna, Ancient Egypts Place in the Sun
Amarna, Ancient Egypts Place in the Sun

Itís a bit of a brain-twister. Tutankhamun accomplished little in his life. No expansion of Egyptís borders, no triumphant victories like a run of pharaohs before him. Still, he is the most recognized and probably the most famous pharaoh, and the only one to have a nickname in pop culture, King Tut.

Itís a bit of a brain-twister. Tutankhamun accomplished little in his life. No expansion of Egyptís borders, no triumphant victories like a run of pharaohs before him. Still, he is the most recognized and probably the most famous pharaoh, and the only one to have a nickname in pop culture, "King Tut."


The boy king will be front and center at a pair of world-class exhibitions coming to Philadelphia."Amarna, Ancient Egyptís Place in the Sun," opens at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology on Nov. 12 offering a rare look at the boyhood home of ancient Egyptís Tutankhamun. An extraordinary royal city, Amarna grew, flourished and vanished in roughly a generationís time.

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