Which is the only tomb of an Egyptian pharaoh to be found intact?

You need to go back to the Boy King, King Tutankhamun, sometimes called King Tut, who was only 9 when his reign began, married Ankhesenpaaten, who was only 12, and died mysteriously, some think of foul play, when only 19. In that short time he was credited with re-establishing the old gods that had been banished by the unpopular King Akhenaten.

He was then forgotten until the morning of November 1st 1922, when a half hidden step was found underneath a hut built by workmen. Several hours later, Howard Carter uncovered a stone staircase ending at a rock hewn doorway coated in a layer of unbroken mud with carved undamaged seals in it. Behind the seals lay a treasure beyond anything ever seen before. He then sent Lord Carnarvon the famous cable telling him of the discovery.

10 years after the young king’s death thieves had broken into his tomb, fortunately they had only ransacked the antechamber. After the theft, the tomb was resealed and not touched again until that day in 1922. Amazing when you consider that by 1000 B.C. every other sepulchre in the Valley had been robbed, either by the local villagers and the workers who constructed them or the officials left to guard them.

King Tutankhamun‘s doorway to the Afterlife to-date is the only true tomb to have been found with its contents still intact.

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