tutankhamun

Tutankhamen

[toot-ahng-kah-muhn]
noun
14th century b.c, a king of Egypt of the 18th dynasty.
Also, Tutankhamon, Tutankhamun, Tutenkhamon [toot-eng-kah-muhn] .
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Tutankhamen or Tutankhamun (ˌtuːtənˈkɑːmɛn, -mən, ˌtuːtənkɑːˈmuːn)
 
n
king (1361--1352 bc) of the 18th dynasty of Egypt. His tomb near Luxor, discovered in 1922, contained many material objects
 
Tutankhamun or Tutankhamun
 
n

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Tutankhamen [(tooht-ahng-kah-muhn)]

A pharaoh, or king of Egypt, who lived about 1400 b.c. His reign was relatively unimportant, but the discovery of his unplundered tomb in the 1920s is numbered among the great archaeological discoveries of all time.

Note: Tutankhamen is popularly known as King Tut.
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